Trump denies making 's***hole countries' comment

Trump denies making 's***hole countries' comment

President Donald Trump denies calling Haiti, El Salvador and a few African countries "s-hole countries" during a lawmaker meeting in the Oval Office Thursday, but some people don't believe him - including leaders from some of those countries.

Trump tweeted this morning, "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". It's a dignity many in this White House could learn from. African politicians labeled Trump a racist, while the United Nations human rights office also rejected the reported comments as "racist" and inciting xenophobia.

Trump reportedly made the comments during a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers discussing immigration reform.

"For this president to say that that country is a sh-thole, I felt like he was talking about my father-in-law, my husband, our children, because they are Haitian", she continued. Someone else in the room responded: “Because if you do, it will be obvious why.

The Associated Press reported that the White House did not deny Trump's remark, but issued a statement saying Trump supports immigration policies that welcome "those who can contribute to our society".

In less than 24 hours, President Donald Trump's reported comments about "shithole countries" reverberated around the world, prompting swift condemnation from the Haitian and Botswana governments. According to Farris Jr., Trump assured them that "I am not the person that the media is making me out to be". Because he knew the GOP's inevitable silence about the lying and inaction on the "unfortunate, unhelpful" remarks-remarks, by the way, that no CEO in the United States could make without being summarily fired-would only increase his control of the GOP.

"I can not believe that in the history of the Oval Office any president has spoken the words that I have personally heard the President speak yesterday", said Durbin, clearly appalled.

"The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used", Trump wrote on Twitter. Trump also allegedly asked, "Why do we need more Haitians?". And why is he lying when everyone knows without a doubt he called Haiti and other black nations-such as the one I come from, Zimbabwe-shitholes? His bigotry cannot be hidden, and even the most staunch defenders of Trump can no longer legitimately state that he doesn't hold racist attitudes. The policy change could affect almost 60,000 Haitians who fled to the USA following a devastating natural disaster in 2010.

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