U.N. Labels President Trump a ‘Racist’


After alleged reports that President Donald Trump called African countries ‘sh**holes’, the United Nations has decided to brand him a ‘racist’. According to a Washington Post and CNN report, the statement was reported by two people who were briefed on a meeting that Trump had with members of Congress and then leaked the comments. ‘Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?’ Trump allegedly said. Reportedly he was speaking about Haitians and various citizens of African nations. ‘Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out,’ he said during the meeting, reports CNN. Via Daily Mail: Trump is said to have made the derogatory comments while asking members of Congress why the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Haiti and Africa, rather than places like Norway in rejecting a bipartisan immigration deal. In a flurry of tweets on Friday morning, the president denied using the vulgar phrase but admitted ‘tough’ language was used in the meeting. But by the time Trump had issued a denial, UN human rights spokesman Rupert Colville had already branded his comments as ‘racist’. He said: ‘If confirmed, these are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States. Sorry, but there is no other word one can use but racist. ‘You cannot dismiss entire countries and continents as s***holes whose entire populations, who are not white, are therefore not welcome. ‘The positive comment on Norway makes the underlying sentiment very clear.’ He continued: ‘Like the earlier comments made vilifying Mexicans and Muslims, the policy proposals targeting entire groups on grounds of nationality or religion, and the reluctance to clearly condemn the anti-semitic and racist actions of the white supremacists in Charlottesville – all of these go against Click to see the original article