Several dozen Haitians protested outside the US embassy in Port-au-Prince on Thursday, recalling their country's heritage after President Donald Trump reportedly called Haiti a "shithole." The Caribbean island nation was the first country in the world to abolish slavery, when it declared independence from France in 1804. Show More Summary
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are introducing a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for reportedly using the term "shithole" to describe African countries last week. Democrats on the … Click to Continue »
Americans from across the political spectrum were quick to respond to President Trump’s alleged reference last week to Haiti and nations in Africa as “shithole countries.” Democrats called it a new low, even after the president’s long history of bigoted statements. A few Republicans criticized the president for violating American ideals, but most avoided comment […]
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Topic: Book Stores Books Libraries Petosky’s McLean and Eakin Booksellers have borrowed a phrase from the Commander in Chief to promote the reading of books from Haiti and Africa. They are continuing to take suggestions.
In recent days, President Donald Trump has sunk to a new low, labeling certain places as “shithole countries” and questioning why we should let people immigrate from Haiti, Africa and Central America. The comments were made to a bi-partisan group of lawmakers who are working on immigration reform....
Since The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump allegedly asked lawmakers, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" during a White House discussion on America's immigration deal, the president hasShow More Summary
There is no more horrifying example of the perniciously erosive effect the Trump presidency is inflicting on American society than the Shithole Countries Comment. That is, until yet another new low is reached. After working its way through the media sausage factory and what passes for public discourse since Trump used the profane phrase on [...]Show More Summary
As anger continued to bubble over the president’s remarks about “shithole countries,” Eric Trump went on Fox News early Wednesday morning to push back against accusations his father is racist.
Eric Trump, President Trump’s son, defended his father on Wednesday amid accusations of racism over the alleged "shithole" remark in reference to African countries. Read more...
On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders offered what she must have thought was a mic drop in response to accusations of Donald Trump’s bigotry after he reportedly called Haiti and African countries “shitholes”: If Trump is racist, she said, “why did NBC give him a show for ... More »
After a tentative deal struck by a bipartisan group of senators unraveled last week amid reports that President Donald Trump had referred to El Salvador, Haiti and a host of African countries as “shitholes”, odds of a government shutdown...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified under oath on Tuesday that she “did not hear” President Donald Trump refer to African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting last week.
America still sees itself as a nation of immigrants.
President Donald Trump is a racist who, just days ago, reportedly called majority-black countries “shitholes.” He is intent on undermining the First Amendment. He is a liar and a right-wing extremist whose only major policy achievement is a tax overhaul that hikes taxes on the middle class in favor of the wealthy and large corporations. More […]
Cory Booker unleashed on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen this afternoon after she said she “doesn’t remember” Donald Trump using the word “shithole” to refer to Haiti and African countries at the DACA meeting. This was a Department of Homeland Security oversight...Read more
Cory Booker is mad as hell, and he's not going to take it anymore! As we reported, during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers last Thursday, Donald Trump reportedly referred to African countries and Haiti as "shithole countries" in a discussion about immigration. According to CNN, Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Lindsey Graham say the President used [...]
After facing continued blowback from last week’s reporting on his disparaging remarks about immigrants from “shithole countries,” President Donald Trump has suddenly changed course — at least in rhetoric. On Tuesday, Trump was asked by CNN’s Jim Acosta whether he wants more immigrants from Norway. He replied that he actually wants immigrants from “everywhere.” “I […]
Sarah Huckabee Sanders always has to contort herself into unseemly positions to defend Donald Trump, but trying to deflect his infamous comments calling Haiti and African nations "shithole countries" may have proved too big a challenge for her. Or maybe she just hadn't had her covfefe yet? Related: Sarah Criticized For Using Official Press Secretary Twitter Handle [...]