Trump Reportedly Asked Why The US Accepts People From 'sh*thole' Countries

Sooo, here we go again. 

President Donald Trump had a meeting with lawmakers in the Oval Office Thursday, in which the topic was protection for immigrants from places like Haiti, El Salvador, and some African countries.

the >Washington Post." data-reactid="20">The commander-in-chief's measured, sympathetic response? "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" the president said according to the >Washington Post.

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stance on immigration isn't one of the world's friendliest." data-reactid="22">Um, yeah. He apparently then suggested the U.S. accept more people from Norway, according to three people who spoke to the Post. That's the same Norway whose prime minister he'd just met, and whose stance on immigration isn't one of the world's friendliest.

Naturally, the people of Twitter reacted with disgust and dismay.

you're a joke. resign. https://t.co/QmkuRArIeh

— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) January 11, 2018

Shithole countries? Really?

— Stephen King (@StephenKing) January 11, 2018

There are no words for language like this except for one: Racist. https://t.co/KHLMiiHewh

— ACLU (@ACLU) January 11, 2018

This is a new low, even for Twitler. https://t.co/AJTpR7vymE

— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) January 11, 2018

Listen to me.

Don’t call this controversial or crass.

Call it racist. It’s racist.

He then said he preferred immigrants from Norway. https://t.co/VDCuQ0xO8b

— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) January 11, 2018

give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breath free, you shithole

— Steve Kandell (@SteveKandell) January 11, 2018

Suppose, theoretically, this was a week where you felt it was vitally important to convince people you had the temperament and capacity to do your job

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) January 11, 2018

White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah was quick with an explanation, which notably didn't contain a denial.

Statement from @rajshah45 on WaPo "shithole" story, via @JaxAlemany pic.twitter.com/fY6yDTCeRZ

— Stefan Becket (@becket) January 11, 2018

announced earlier this week it's revoking protections that allowed some 200,000 Salvadoreans to reside in the U.S. The group have 18 months to leave or face deportation. Tens of thousands of Haitians and Nicaraguans have also seen protections removed. " data-reactid="33">The Trump administration announced earlier this week it's revoking protections that allowed some 200,000 Salvadoreans to reside in the U.S. The group have 18 months to leave or face deportation. Tens of thousands of Haitians and Nicaraguans have also seen protections removed. 

Another awful day in Trumpland.

Source : https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-reportedly-asked-why-us-221348639.html

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