President Trump reportedly lashed out at immigrants, according to The Washington Post, in talks with lawmakers. Trump was questioning why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway.
However, the president denied such comments via Twitter:
Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. Never said “take them out.” Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. Probably should record future meetings – unfortunately, no trust!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018
Watch as late-night comics Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel ponder over the inevitable questions that arise after a comment like that: Is our president a racist? Did we elect a racist to the Oval Office?
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