Dick Durbin refutes Trump, says he did say "sh*tholes" -- repeatedly

Sergio Conner
January 13, 2018

On Thursday, President Trump referred to all 54 African countries as "shitholes," derided Haitian and El Salvadoran immigrants, and opined that we should prioritize people from Norway. Trump allegedly questioned why the US doesn't admit more immigrants from countries like Norway, whose prime minister visited the White House this week.

"Africans and Haitians come from "shithole" countries?.Our AU presidents must respond strongly to this insult", Mahama fumed.

"Why do we need more Haitians, take them out", he said, citing sources. Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems. The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" he said in one of the tweets.

Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan of Longboat Key had a brief statement on the matter.

"Not racial. Not racially charged".

In South Africa, the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress, called Trump's comments "extremely offensive".

The White House, in a statement, did not deny Trump made the comment.

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I think back of presidents throughout history, and I can not imagine a moment where a president sunk to that depth. What is more , Trump said that he would prefer people from countries like Norway to come to America instead.

Tonight host Don Lemon was once perceived as a questionable figure in the Black community.

"And it also does not help us come up with a bipartisan approach to immigration for him to make comments like that", she says.

In a Twitter message Friday, the former president accused Mr Trump of pursuing a policy of making America "White Again" instead of "Great Again". "Today, Haitians are still here working hard, contributing to the social and economic fabric of this country". "Those places are risky, dirty, they're corrupt and they're poor and that's the main reason those immigrants are trying to come here, and you would too if you lived there".

Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican from SC, told the Post and Courier that Sen.

On Thursday, U.S. media reported that Trump behind closed doors expressed displeasure over people migrating to the United States from "shithole countries".

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Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein said that the president has the right to "make whatever remark he chooses" and that it was the diplomats' duty to send the message to other countries that the USA "cares greatly about the people that are there".

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