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Top Republicans are taking aim at a Democratic senator who said Trump made 'shithole countries' comment

One year ago   |   By

Fox News
Top Republicans say they do not remember President Donald Trump making "shithole countries" comment.
During several interviews on Sunday, Republican senators blasted Sen. Dick Durbin, who confirmed reports that Trump made the "shithole" remarks.
Top Republicans and administration officials dodged questions about whether President Donald Trump used the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries during a meeting with top senators about immigration earlier this week.
Trump has denied that he used that specific word in the meeting, which was first reported by The...
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'Irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist': Here's how the world reacted to Trump's 'shithole' comments

'Irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist': Here's how the world reacted to Trump's 'shithole' comments

One year ago   |   By

Andres Martinez Casares
President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm on Thursday when it was reported that he had called Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations "shithole countries" at a bipartisan meeting on immigration, and said the US needed more immigrants from countries like Norway.
The comments drew immediate and intense backlash from leaders around the globe.
The White House initially issued statements which did not directly deny that Trump had made the defamatory comments. Trump also tweeted on Friday morning that he did not use the "language" that had been reported.
"The language...
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