Donald Trump Complained Too Many Immigrants Come From “Shithole” Countries, Reports Say


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“It just was”, Jackson said, before asking how people can trust administration officials to relay the president’s positions if he changes them seemingly on a whim.

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries”, according to two sources familiar with the comments.

When the discussion turned to African nations, the people with knowledge of the conversation added, Mr. Trump asked why he would want “all these people from shithole countries”, adding that the United States should admit more people from places like Norway.

In a statement, the White House did not deny the president’s remarks, deferring to Trump’s nationalistic view of immigration. The president reportedly named the affluent country of Norway, whose prime minister met with Trump on Wednesday.

He added that Trump will “always reject temporary, weak and risky stopgap measures that threaten the lives of hardworking Americans, and undercut immigrants who seek a better life in the United States through a legal pathway”. Lindsey Graham brought a plan to Trump that involved cutting the visa lottery in half and, at the behest of the Congressional Black Caucus, the rest would go to underrepresented countries in Africa and Temporary Protective Status nations, including Haiti.

When the group discussed immigration from Africa, the aide said, Trump asked why we want all these people from “all these s-thole countries” and that the USA should have more people from places like Norway.

Trump has always been anti-immigration with rhetoric painting them as the ones bringing crime and radicalization to the US.

NBC reported how senator Dick Durbin was explaining a deal’s impact on people from Haiti when Trump said “Why do we want people from Haiti here?”

President Donald Trump questioned why the accepting people from “s***hole” countries Thursday in a meeting with lawmakers about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration.

A person briefed on the meeting told CNN that the comment came when Sen.

“There has not been a deal reached yet”, said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

The six senators have been meeting for months to find a way to revive protections for young immigrants who arrived in the children and are here illegally. Here are a few of the other controversial things he has said, publicly or reportedly, about nonwhite immigrants. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va. “I don’t get that”, said No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas.

“We can now we say with 100% confidence that the president is a racist who does not share the values enshrined in our Constitution”.

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