The president denies using the language but a Democratic senator says he heard "racist" words.
The president had reportedly been complaining about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and other countries.
Republican Sens. David Perdue and Tom Cotton say they “don’t recall” President Trump “specifically” smearing Haiti and African nations as “shitholes” at an Oval Office meeting they attended Thursday. “We do not recall the President saying…
Pres. Trump received global condemnation after reports surfaced about his 'shithole countries' slur. So how was the controversy covered globally? MSNBC's Brian Williams takes a look.
President Donald Trump’s remarks about “shithole countries” in a meeting at the White House drew strong responses from immigrants in North Carolina and local volunteer groups. During a meeting in … Click to Continue »
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local):
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump desperately sought on Friday (Jan 12) to quell a growing storm over his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole countries" - a slur slammed as racist at home and around the world.
Democrats were quick to denounce President Donald Trump after reports that he referred to Haiti and some African nations as “shithole countries” while discussing immigration reform with lawmakers at the White House.