'Shithole' and other racist things Trump has said — so far

President Trump disparages people from Africa and the Caribbean, continuing the pattern he set when he launched his campaign by calling Mexican immigrants rapists.

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May 2

Trump has no apologies for earlier disparaging Africa or Muslims as Nigeria's president visits

Los Angeles Times

President Trump for the first time hosted a leader from sub-Saharan Africa at the White House on Monday and made no apologies for disparaging countries on the continent with a vulgar term earlier this year.

Jan 13

For black Americans, Trump's 'shithole' comment was an insult to their histories

Los Angeles Times

The president’s question was this: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”

Jan 12

Trump concedes using 'tough' language at meeting on immigrants but implies he didn't say 'shithole countries'

Los Angeles Times

President Trump conceded early Friday that he used “tough” language during a closed-door immigration meeting the day before, but implied that reports he complained about the U.S. accepting migrants from “shithole countries” were wrong.

Oct 10

Michigan helped make Donald Trump president. Is it ready to elect the nation's first Muslim governor?

The Democratic candidate for governor is about as Michigan — and all-American — as they come. He was born here, summered at Crystal Lake, spoke for his graduating class at the University of Michigan.

Nov 10

Panorama: President-elect Donald Trump and President Obama meet in the White House


Trump and Obama meet at the White House Nov. 10, 2016, 2:41 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump met with President Obama as he prepares to transition into the White House.Trump and Obama talked at length and offered uncharacteristic praise…

Nov 9

Donald Trump is projected to be the nation's 45th president in a stunning upset


Election live updates: Trump defeats Clinton to become next president of U.S. Nov. 9, 2016, 12:04 a.m. The U.S. will elect its 45th president today. Here's what we're watching now: See all of our maps: State-by-state results and the…

Oct 7

Trump says the government is allowing immigrants into the country illegally to vote

Los Angeles Times

Campaign 2016 updates: Trump denies that his town hall was debate prep Oct. 7, 2016, 7:19 a.m. Donald Trump flicks away notions that his town hall in New Hampshire was preparation for Sunday's second presidential debate. Donald Trump says…

Sep 4

No more nation of immigrants: Trump plan calls for a major, long-lasting cut in legal entries

Donald Trump’s immigration speech generated intense speculation about whether he would soften his hard line on illegal immigration, but instead, the real change came with his unexpected, full-throated advocacy of a long-term cutback on…

Aug 16

Donald Trump calls for 'extreme vetting' and an ideological test for would-be immigrants

Los Angeles Times

Since Donald Trump called for temporarily banning Muslims from entering the U.S., he has tried to expand, narrow or otherwise redefine the polarizing proposal that helped win him the Republican primary but has posed a greater challenge in…

Aug 2

Update on: President Obama: Donald Trump 'keeps on proving' he is unfit to be president


Trump opts against endorsing Paul Ryan, John McCain Aug. 2, 2016, 3:10 p.m. President Obama says Republicans should take back their Donald Trump endorsements.Trump declines to endorse Paul Ryan and John McCainObama asks Republicans how…

May 27

Meet the Chinese American immigrants who are supporting Donald Trump

Donald Trump vows to back out of global climate change agreement May 27, 2016, 6:32 a.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Donald Trump clinches the GOP nomination and says he'll back out of major global…

Jan 4

Donald Trump shows immigrants at border near Morocco, not Mexico

Los Angeles Times

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Dec 22

Half the country would be embarrassed if Donald Trump were president


More from Trail Guide Dec. 21 Hillary Clinton is set to welcome another grandchild in 2016 Dec. 20 Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz continue to assail each other on immigration Dec. 19 Democratic debate: Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley clash on Islamic…

Dec 14

Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslim immigrants could be legal, scholars say

Los Angeles Times

Donald Trump's attention-getting proposal for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” struck many as blatantly unconstitutional because it discriminates against a class of people based on religion and punishes…

Aug 6

Immigrant groups ready the Donald Trump piñatas ahead of GOP debate

Thursday's Republican presidential debate hasn't started yet, but immigrant advocates are already fighting back.

Jul 24

At Texas-Mexico border, Donald Trump cites 'great danger' from immigrants

Despite what Donald Trump's campaign called "great danger," the Republican presidential hopeful took his 757 on Thursday to the spot that has made his campaign among the most reviled, admired and remarked upon in recent memory: the U.S.…

Jul 6

Republican field divided on Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants

More than two weeks after Donald Trump's disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants, he continues to dominate the Republican presidential campaign debate and to divide his rivals for the nomination.

Mar 18

Donald Trump might really run for president this time


Stating that he is "the only one who can make America truly great again!" Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning he is forming an exploratory committee to decide whether he will run for president in 2016.