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'Your mouth is the foulest shithole in the world': Trump's comments ignite fire and fury from officials

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President Donald Trump's comments about the US accepting immigrants from "shithole countries" sparked an uproar in Congress and from other former officials.
The Washington Post, which first reported on his comments, stand by their reporting.
President Donald Trump's off-the-cuff comments throughout his presidency have notoriously incensed lawmakers in the past, and his words during a recent White House meeting on why the US should accept immigrants from "shithole countries" appear to continue this trend.
"Why are we having all these people from shithole...
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Trump's 'shithole' comment gives up his game on immigration

Trump's 'shithole' comment gives up his game on immigration

6 monthes ago   |   By

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President Donald Trump complained to a bipartisan group of lawmakers about accepting immigrants from "shithole countries" like Haiti and in Africa.
His remarks reveal how he really wants to reshape the immigration system. It has nothing to do with merit or skills.
President Donald Trump talks a lot about the need to shift to "merit-based immigration."
Legislation to do this would change the rules on immigration, allocating a larger share of green cards to people who qualify on the basis of education and skills and fewer to foreign relatives of US citizens and residents.
But...
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The Trump administration has ended protections for immigrants from 4 countries - here's when they will have to leave the US

The Trump administration has ended protections for immigrants from 4 countries - here's when they will have to leave the US

6 monthes ago   |   By

Thomson Reuters
Immigrants from 10 countries currently receive temporary protected status , which allows them to live and work legally in the US.
The Trump administration has recently announced plans to terminate TPS for 4 of those countries.
Here's when they are expected to end.
During a bipartisan meeting on immigration Thursday, President Donald Trump criticized protections the US gives to immigrants from various underdeveloped countries, including Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries.
“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, according to...
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Trump fumed about the US admitting 'all these people from shithole countries'

Trump fumed about the US admitting 'all these people from shithole countries'

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President Donald Trump reportedly asked why the US is accepting immigrants from "shithole countries."
The comments came during an immigration meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
President Donald Trump reportedly questioned in a White House meeting on Thursday why the United States should accept immigrants from "shithole countries," referring to Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries.
"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Trump said, according to The Washington Post. An NBC reporter confirmed he described the...
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