Wasn't me: Trump pushes racist comments to the Democrats

Joann Johnston
January 13, 2018

Trump has denied reports that he referred to some immigrants as coming from "shithole countries" during a heated Oval Office meeting on Thursday.

Earlier, the government of Botswana had announced that it had summoned the United States ambassador to explain Trump's comments, reportedly made on Thursday at a White House meeting on immigration.

The remarks came after a conversation about protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations.

Gov. -elect Phil Murphy said Friday he was "completely and utterly offended" by comments that President Donald Trump reportedly made questioning why the USA accepts immigrants from "shithole countries". Day, according to The Daily Beast.

"Yesterday Senator Durbin and I met with President Trump at the White House to discuss our bipartisan proposal on border security and immigration".

"You've seen the comments in the press", Durbin said at an event in Chicago, according to CNN.

"And secondly, I would love him to come into this school and look around this room and allow us to say: 'Mr".

The president took to Twitter on Friday morning to deny ever using such language. "It is not true".

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Labossiere was among Haitians and Africans in the Bay Area and around the world who swiftly called Trump out for his comments, calling them blatantly racist.

Haiti's government on Friday condemned US President Donald Trump's reported remarks about its people as "racist". I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians.

Trump's comments call into question whether moderate Republicans can really pull Trump to the center on immigration at all. The administration also recently ended protections for El Salvador, Nicaragua and Sudan, among others.

Trump defended his "tough" rhetoric on immigration, but said he didn't say anything derogatory toward immigrants. In fact added that they should get more immigrants from countries like Norway.

The president invited King's nephew Isaac Newton Farris to deliver remarks about the holiday. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!" he wrote.

President Donald Trump's comments about "shithole countries" have set off a global furor and put American and foreign diplomats in the hot seat.

Durbin said that for Graham "to confront the president as he did, literally sitting next to him, took extraordinary political courage and I respect him for it".

Colville warns that comments by a major political figure, such as the president of the United States, can have damaging and unsafe consequences.

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