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January 11, 2018 5:38 pm - NewsBehavingBadly.com

WaPo:

President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they floated restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to two people briefed on the meeting.

“Why are we having all these people from sh!thole countries come here?” Trump said, according to these people, referring to African countries and Haiti. He then suggested that the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway, whose prime minister he met Wednesday.

Well, let’s see:

  • Some are fleeing poverty.
  • Some are felling natural disasters.
  • Some are fleeing oppression.
  • Some want a better life for their families and children.
  • Practically all of them see America as a shining city on a hill. And we are not referring to Moscow, by the way, Mr. Trump.

The White House is not denying Trump’s Tourette’s outburst:

The famous-for-stiffing-contractors real estate mogul’s comments did not go over well on social media.

Today’s winner of “teh Intertubes”: Rep. Mark Pocan!

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