Thursday, 17 October, 2019

Donald Trump Denies "Shithole" Comment: "I Am Not A Racist"

039;No other word but racist': UNHR spokesman slams Trump’s reported remarks on 's***hole countries' US President Donald Trump
Patty Aguilar | 20 January, 2018, 17:44

President Trump on Sunday night repeated his claim that he is "the least racist person you have ever interviewed". A senior GOP source familiar with the matter told CNN that instead of hearing the President say "sh-hole" during the meeting, some Republicans actually heard "sh-house".

In a separate interview on ABC's This Week, Perdue also insisted that Trump did not use the word "shithole" in describing Haiti and African countries. The deal had included a pathway to citizenship for the "Dreamers" that would take up to 12 years, as well as $1.6 billion for border security, including Trump's promised wall along the U.S. -Mexico border.

Durbin has said Trump used the term "shithole" when speaking about Haiti and African countries during the meeting about immigration policy at the White House last week. Some say Trump did not use the word.

On Friday, the president tweeted that the language he used at the meeting was "hard" but questioned the writing of the reports.

"I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was", Cotton said on CBS's "Face the Nation".

"Did you see what various senators in the room said about my comments?" he asked, referring to lawmakers who were meeting with him in the Oval Office on Thursday when Trump is said to have made the comments.

Another Republican senator who was there, Lindsey Graham, did not deny the sayings.

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) has said Sen. I know what was said and I know what I said"-yet they chose that route".

"I stand by my words", Durbin, a Democrat from IL, told the co-hosts.

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"If there was", he said, "I want to just call on the White House right now, release whatever you have".

In this January 10 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington.

"It will be available on Wednesday and we're prepared for a vote as quickly as possible", Efe quoted US Democratic Senator Dick Durbin as saying.

He then is said to have asked why the US could not accept more immigrants from countries like Norway instead of from Haiti.

"Democrats and Republicans both want cover so they don't have to do anything", she said. Government funding expires midnight Friday without a deal in place, and some government functions will begin to go dark. We have great talks going on. "Really? You don't know about Norway?"

Trump also made his first comments about the false ballistic missile alert sent out by Hawaiian authorities, more than a day after the mistaken alert sent residents into a panic. They never took a thing from our federal government.

"It is also a continent with deep historical ties with the United States", they wrote. "I'm going to be me and at the end of the day, I want to help this President because I owe it to the people of SC and to the country", he said.

One of the elements of the bill is to eliminate the visa lottery, whereby the USA grants 50,000 visas each year, reserving half of that number for people who have been affected by Trump's cancellation of Temporary Protected Status for their nations.

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