S!@# Storm: Trump's 'vulgar' comments draw criticism

Global condemnation has greeted Donald Trump's blunt language on why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa.

“Why are we having all these people from s---hole countries come here?” the president said, apparently referring to people from Haiti, as well as some Central American and African countries. He reportedly added that the U.S. should admit more people from countries like Norway.

President Trump denied Friday via Twitter that he said anything "derogatory about Haitians" during an immigration meeting at the White House the day before, as the world continued to express outrage over his reported comments.

In a series of tweets, Trump both defended his immigration stance while claiming the remarks attributed to him weren't accurate.

“The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!” Trump tweeted early Friday.

Later Friday morning, Trump went on to deny he said anything "derogatory" about Haitians.

"Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. Never said “take them out.” Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!" Trump tweeted.

U.S. Senators David Perdue, R-Ga., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., seemed to back the president in a written statement saying:

"President Trump brought everyone to the table this week and listened to both sides. But regrettably, it seems that not everyone is committed to negotiating in good faith. In regards to Senator Durbin’s accusation, we do not recall the President saying these comments specifically but what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our national interest."

Democratic Sen. Minority Whip Dick Durbin, who attended Thursday's meeting on immigration at the White House, called President Donald Trump's comments during the meeting, "hate filled, vile and racist."

House Speaker Paul Ryan told the story of his own family's journey to America in response to Trump's vulgar immigration remark. Trump asked during an Oval Office meeting why we should admit more immigrants from "shithole countries" like Africa.

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