January 16, 2018 10:21 am -

On Thursday, during a meeting on immigration, President Donald Trump reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as “shitholes.” U.S. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, who was present during the discussion, told reporters that Trump used “vile, vulgar” language, an accusation that has since been denied by the president 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!” Georgia Republican Senator David Perdue, who attended the Thursday meeting, also denied the comment, as did Arkansas Republican Senator Tom Cotton.

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D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.