Trump: Democrats ‘Made Up’ The ‘Sh**hole Nations’ Comment


Friday morning President Trump denied the allegations he said ‘sh**hole nations’ about Haiti, El Salvador and various African countries. The sources who leaked the alleged quote were two people who were briefed on a meeting that members of Congress had with the president. So they weren’t even in the meeting themselves. The Washington Post published a report on Thursday that during the immigration meeting President Trump suggested the U.S. “should block immigrants from ‘s***hole’ countries like Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations,” the Daily Wire reports. Every news outlet on the planet decided to run with this unverified story. Now Trump is speaking out: The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made – a big setback for DACA! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018 The president claims all of this is being ‘made up’ by the Democrats. 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! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018 The Post published on Thursday that Trump “grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to several people briefed on the meeting. … ‘Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?’ Trump said, according to these people, referring to countries mentioned by the lawmakers.” The publication identified their sources as “people familiar with the Click to see the original article