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The Latest: Pastor stands by Trump after vulgarity

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local):; 11:50 a.m. A prominent evangelical supporter of President Donald Trump's is standing by him after Trump used a vulgarity to describe African countries.

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Sky News / US News

Donald Trump has responded to criticism about his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe migrant countries, saying "this was not the language used".

Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

BBC

A UN official called the reported words racist, but the president says he did not use that language.

Donald Trump denies using the phrase 'shithole countries' in immigration talks

The Guardian / US

‘This was not the language used’ Trump tweeted, after the White House itself did not dispute reports that he had used profanity to describe several nations

Democrat confirms Trump's 'shithole' description of Africa despite president's vague denial

CBC.ca

U.S. President Donald Trump has denied using certain "language" during a private meeting with lawmakers that has caused fury as far afield as Kenya and Norway.

Trump denies vulgar remarks about Haiti, African countries; condemnation mounts

Reuters / Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing strong condemnation at home and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied using the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, but kept up criticism of a Senate immigration plan that…

Trump disparages African countries, Haiti with vulgarity

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In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal,…

Trump appears to deny using vulgar term to describe immigrant countries after backlash

USA TODAY

"The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used," Trump tweeted. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!"

President Donald Trump denies he used vulgarity about Haiti, Africa

Newsday

President Donald Trump tweeted: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used."

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local):; 11:50 a.m. A prominent evangelical supporter of President Donald Trump's is standing by him after Trump used a vulgarity to describe African countries.

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