Trump Just Went On Crazy Rant About Immigrants From ‘Sh*thole’ Countries
Donald Trump took out his rage on immigrants on Thursday during an Oval Office Meeting, calling them “people from sh*thole countries.”
“Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?” Trump said, according to The Washington Post. Trump was referring to people that come to the United States from Africa and Haiti. He says he wants to see more people come from places like Norway.
The White House did not comment on Trump’s racist rant. Even lawmakers were reportedly taken aback by his comments.
Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dick Durbin (D-IL) were speaking with the president about cutting the visa lottery program by 50 percent with specific countries prioritized over the other.
This isn’t the first time Trump blurs out racist remarks. Back in a June meeting, Trump said that people coming from Haiti “all have AIDS.” He also said during that meeting that Nigerian immigrants would never “go back to their huts” in Africa.
The White House tried to diminish the president’s racist comments by saying, “certain Washington politicians chose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people.”
“The President will only accept an immigration deal that adequately addresses the visa lottery system and chain migration — two programs that hurt our economy and allow terrorists into our country,” the statement continued. “Like other nations that have merit-based immigration, President Trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation. He will always reject temporary, weak and dangerous stopgap measures that threaten the lives of hardworking Americans, and undercut immigrants who seek a better life in the United States through a legal pathway.”