US politicians react harshly to Trump's reported 's---hole' comments

CNBC| Fri Jan 12 07:00:14 EST 2018
Members of the U.S. House and Senate flooded Twitter to condemn President Donald Trump's reported description of some developing nations as "s---hole countries" at a White House meeting on immigration Thursday. Trump was meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to hash out a deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The six senators in attendance announced that a deal in principle had been reached, before reports of Trump's profane comments surfaced. The Washington Post reported that Trump also asked "Why do we need more Haitians?" and suggested the U.S. should "take them out." Trump responded fiercely in a series of tweets Friday morning, appearing to deny the r..

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Reuters| Fri Jan 12 04:00:03 EST 2018
As President Trump denied calling Haiti and African countries 'shithole countries,' Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) confirmed and condemned his language. (Jenny Starrs/The Washingt....
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