• Botswana fires back over 'shithole' comment

    11 monthes ago - By Politico

    The government of Botswana has fired back at President Donald Trump over his comments calling African countries and others “shithole” countries and is calling on other nations to condemn his remarks as well. “The Government of Botswana is wondering why President Trump must use this descriptor and derogatory word, when talking about countries with whom the U.S. has had cordial and mutually beneficial bilateral relations for so many years,” the Republic of Botswana said in a statement. “Botswana has accepted U.S. citizens within her borders over the years and continues to host U.S. guests...
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  • Trump appears to deny using 'shithole' language

    11 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to deny that he used the phrase “shithole countries” during a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers, tweeting that “this was not the language used.” "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" the president tweeted Friday. In addition, Trump denied he made derogatory comments about Haitians, including “Why do we want people from Haiti here?” and saying that all Haitians have AIDS. "Never said anything derogatory about...
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  • Few Republicans Acknowledged Trump's 'Shithole' Slur

    Few Republicans Acknowledged Trump's 'Shithole' Slur

    11 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    The president had reportedly been complaining about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and other countries.
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  • Trump Denies Using Vulgar Slur; Top Democrat Says He Said It

    Trump Denies Using Vulgar Slur; Top Democrat Says He Said It

    11 monthes ago - By NPR

    Sources told NPR President Trump called African nations a vulgar slur Thursday. The White House didn't deny it; Trump tweeted a denial, but a Democratic senator confirmed the vulgarity on the record.
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  • Trump weakly tries to walk back ‘s**thole' comment that his staff already confirmed

    Trump weakly tries to walk back ‘s**thole' comment that his staff already confirmed

    11 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    After the Washington Post broke news on Thursday that President Trump called African countries “shitholes” during a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers earlier in the day, the White House released a statement addressing the furor generated by Trump's comments.
    Notably, the statement didn't deny that Trump made racist remarks, but instead claimed, “Certain Washington policies choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people.”
    NEW: WH response to reported “shithole” countries comment from POTUS pic.twitter.com/1QpWqRl0jl
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  • Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

    11 monthes ago - By Post Gazette

    WASHINGTON - In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump on Friday denied using that language.
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  • Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe Haiti, African countries

    11 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    WASHINGTON - In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation. Trump on Friday denied using that language.
    Trump's contemptuous description of an entire continent startled lawmakers in the meeting and immediately revived charges that the president is racist. The White House did not deny his remark but issued a statement saying Trump...
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  • Trump dismisses Haiti, African countries with vulgarity

    Trump dismisses Haiti, African countries with vulgarity

    11 monthes ago - By Saint Louis Today


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  • Trump denies he called countries s--holes, rejects senators' DACA deal

    11 monthes ago - By CNBC

    President Donald Trump on Friday denied reports that called Haiti and El Salvador 's--hole countries.'
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  • Here's How So-Called ‘Shithole Countries' Are Responding to President Trump

    11 monthes ago - By Time

    President Donald Trump reportedly singled out Haiti, El Salvador and parts of Africa as “shithole countries” during a rant about immigration Thursday. Those places aren't happy
    Trump's comments came during a meeting with lawmakers at the White House held to reach a bipartisan immigration deal, according to the Washington Post , which broke the news. Sources familiar with the meeting told
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  • Trump denies Haiti slur amid fallout from 'shithole' comment

    11 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Trump appeared to deny he insulted Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries" but admitted he'd used "tough" language.
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  • Trump denies he made 's-thole' comment, defends 'tough' stance

    11 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    The President in one point denied using unspecified language.
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  • Trump's 'shithole' remarks spur international anger

    11 monthes ago - By Al Jazeera

    US president referred to El Salvador, Haiti and Africa as 'shithole countries' in conversation about immigration.
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  • President Trump Now Denies Calling Haiti, African Nations ‘Shithole Countries'

    11 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump on Friday denied labeling Haiti, El Salvador and African nations "shithole countries" during an Oval Office meeting with senators on immigration, despite accounts of three people briefed on the conversation.
    "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used,” Trump said in a Twitter posting on Friday morning, using an acronym for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program protecting some individuals who immigrated to the U.S. as children from deportation.
    The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but...
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  • Trump denies making ‘shithole' slur against Haiti and African countries

    Trump denies making ‘shithole' slur against Haiti and African countries

    11 monthes ago - By New York Post

    President Trump on Friday denied using the words “shithole countries” to describe Haiti and African nations during a meeting with lawmakers in the White House. “The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big...
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  • World leaders, diplomats slam Trump's ‘shithole' slur

    World leaders, diplomats slam Trump's ‘shithole' slur

    11 monthes ago - By New York Post

    The s-t has hit the fan. President Trump's remarks in the White House that African nations and Haiti are “shithole countries” from where the US should not accept immigrants are being met by fierce global condemnation on Friday. The United Nations human rights office said his reported use of the slur could “potentially damage and...
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  • Trump defends 'tough' language but denies calling Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations 'shithole countries'

    Trump defends 'tough' language but denies calling Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations 'shithole countries'

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump defended using "tough" language to describe Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations, but denied calling them "shithole countries.
    Trump called a bipartisan bill from lawmakers that sought to extend protection for children brought to the US illegally "outlandish."
    Trump has consistently taken a hard line against immigration and shocked much of the world with his reported "shithole countries" comment.
    President Donald Trump defended using "tough" language to describe Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations, but denied calling them "shithole countries" on Twitter on...
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