Potty mouth: The President's vulgar dump on an immigration deal

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President Donald Trump says "this was not the language used" after reports that he referred to "shithole" African nations in a meeting.

"The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. They never took a thing from our federal government", Love said.

The White House did not challenge the quote.

"We would not deign to make comments as derogatory as that about any country that has any kind of socioeconomic or other difficulties", she added. Made up by Dems.

"I work every day to make this the most welcoming state for everyone - Haitians, Cubans, Venezuelans, and others from all around the world that call Florida home. Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!"

CNN's Anderson Cooper on Thursday addressed President Donald Trump's vulgar comments about American immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations, first reported by the Washington Post, calling the remarks unequivocally racist. They're shithole countries... We should have more people from Norway.

The US president is reported to have said: "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?"

In a meeting with congressional leaders, Trump asked why America allowed people from "shithole countries" to settle in the United States.

Noah said that really put him over the edge was Trump saying the USA should instead let in more people from Norway.

"What do we want Haitians here for?" the president asked, according to the people briefed.

In November, his administration announced plans to strip 60,000 Haitians living in the US of protected immigration status.

William Spindler, a United Nations refugee agency spokesman, declined to comment directly on Trump's purported remarks: "But what I can say is that UNHCR's position is always that people forced to flee war or persecution, and needing asylum, should be given protection by whichever country they are in, irrespective of race, religion, ethnicity or place or country of origin", Spindler said.

The US is working on changes to its immigration system, with both Republican and Democrat senators suggesting cutting the visa lottery program by 50 per cent and prioritising countries already in the system.

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