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Trump digs himself 'in a hole' - New Yorker cover responds to Trump's 'shithole' comment

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The New Yorker responded to President Donald Trump's reported "shithole" comment by giving a sneak peek of its upcoming magazine cover.
The cover shows Trump in a black hole with only his hair showing.
Trump defended his "tough" rhetoric on immigration, but said he didn't say anything derogatory toward immigrants.
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.
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The story of a US National Guard soldier from Ghana who died trying to save people in a deadly Bronx fire is being shared as a counterpoint to Trump's 'shithole' comments

The story of a US National Guard soldier from Ghana who died trying to save people in a deadly Bronx fire is being shared as a counterpoint to Trump's 'shithole' comments

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President Donald Trump said that immigrants from Haiti and Africa come from "shithole" countries.
Emmanuel Mensah, an immigrant from Ghana and member of the Army National Guard, died while trying to save people from a building in the Bronx over the holidays.
People are sharing his story as a way of rebuking Trump.
In the aftermath of President Donald Trump's comments that immigrants from Haiti and Africa come from "shithole" countries, users on Twitter are pointing out a story of an immigrant from Ghana who sacrificed his life to save others during a deadly fire in the Bronx over the...
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Top Democrat: Trump's 'shithole countries' comment reveals he really wants the US to be a 'white society'

Top Democrat: Trump's 'shithole countries' comment reveals he really wants the US to be a 'white society'

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Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said President Donald Trump's "shithole countries" comment is proof he wants the US to be a "white society."
"If the president can't control himself and lead this country with the authority, dignity and leadership it requires, then he shouldn't be the president," she said in a Friday statement.
"There's no room for racism in the Oval Office."
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said in a Friday statement that President Donald Trump's comment referring to what he perceived to be "shithole countries" revealed that he would prefer to...
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