US News 'S***holes' slur: Why did Trump say it?

17:22  12 january  2018
17:22  12 january  2018 Source:   Sky News

Trump threatens to cut off U.S. aid to Palestinians over Jerusalem row

  Trump threatens to cut off U.S. aid to Palestinians over Jerusalem row The president's threat comes amid deepening skepticism over his administration's peace plans in the Middle EastIn a pair of tweets, Trump said the Palestinians show "no appreciation or respect" to the United States for aid money given to Palestinian territories. President Mahmoud Abbas has vehemently objected to Trump's decision on Jerusalem and said his government would not accept any U.S. peace plan with Israel.

:: Trump denounces immigration from ' s *** hole countries'. And that begs the question… why did he say it ? Image: The White House has denied previous claims about racial slurs - but so far, not this time.

Trump reportedly said . White House spokesman Raj Shah did not deny Trump ' s statements. Comedian Nick Jack Pappas wondered why Norwegians would want to live under a " s ---- hole President." Trump : " Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?

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The White House did not deny his remark, but issued a statement saying Trump supports immigration policies that welcome "those who can contribute to our As for Africa, he asked why more people from " s hole countries" should be allowed into the US, the sources said . Trump denies ' s hole ' slur .

reform, Trump demanded to know why the US should accept citizens from what he called " s *** hole " countries, according Democrats seized on Trump ' s slur to suggest he is anti-immigrant or worse. South Carolina' s Tim Scott, the only black Republican senator, said that if Trump really did use

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. 

At a White House meeting he wanted to know why he should accept immigrants from "s*** countries", naming Haiti, El Salvador and "African countries". So two countries, a continent and many millions more will be offended by his choice of language.

Statue of Liberty © Reuters Statue of Liberty And it gets worse. He followed that question with another. Why, he apparently said, can the US not take more immigrants from countries like Norway? So the comments were not only disparaging, but also, on the face of it, racist as well.

It was said at a closed-door meeting. But he cannot for a moment have imagined that such comments - at a bi-partisan meeting with Republican and Democrat members of Congress - could ever have conceivably been kept private.

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Using vulgar language, Trump on Thursday questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and " s *** hole countries" in Africa rather than South African Broadcasting Corporation anchor Leanne Manas tweeted. In a week Trump will do / say something that'll make today' s "shithole"

Suffice it to say that her answer served to pour gasoline on the fire. But why on earth did she decide to bring that up? It lends credence to the claims of those who have theorized that Trump was slurring because he suffered a serious medical malady.

And that begs the question…why did he say it?

The White House has disputed claims that the President made a racial slur © Getty The White House has disputed claims that the President made a racial slur The only explanation is an unpalatable one. He must have believed that such comments couched in such language would appeal in some way to people who were, and may still be, inclined to vote for him. I cannot think of another reason why he would do it.

This is not some guy in a bar who may be hacked off with immigration because his job was at risk. This is the President of the United States, a country built on diversity and inclusion and freedom.

His message is essentially if you're not white, you're not welcome. It may be received well by some parts of the President's base, but it sits very uncomfortably with many in modern America.

Three weeks ago the New York Times reported that at another meeting Mr Trump complained that Haitians admitted to the country all had AIDS and that Nigerian immigrants would never go back to their "huts".

The White House vehemently denied he said those things. There has, thus far, been no denial about his latest comments.

There will be outrage, there will be condemnation and among a few here, there will be support. What there won't be... is surprise.

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Trump defends self after comments, says: 'I am not a racist' .
<p>President Donald Trump says in the wake of his recent comments about Haiti and African countries that "I am not a racist."</p>"No, No. I am not a racist," Trump told reporters who asked for his response to those who think he is a racist. "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed. That I can tell you.

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