Trump appeared to deny he insulted Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries" but admitted he'd used "tough" language.
The UN human rights office says Donald Trump's remark in which he used a vulgarity to describe immigrant countries is "racist".
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local):; 1:25 p.m. Two Republicans who were in the Oval Office with President Donald Trump say they "do not recall" him talking about "shithole" countries in Africa.
It is rare that a day goes by here without the President of the United States saying something that someone, somewhere would find offensive. He's just done it again.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti on Friday expressed shock at reports that U.S. President Donald Trump referred to the Caribbean nation as a "shithole," and summoned the top U.S. diplomat in the country for an explanation.
President Donald Trump's "s---hole countries" remark Thursday drew sharp reactions from the U.N. human rights office -- as well as the nations to which the president referred in his comment.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain "language" during a private meeting with lawmakers as fury spread over his comments about immigrants.
He faces blistering criticism for reportedly questioning why the U.S. is accepting people from "sh*thole" countries during a meeting on immigration