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POTUS did not call Haiti & El Salvador #%$&hole countries after all, reports CNN's Fake Jake Tapper.

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  1. G. Gordon Gator

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    From the original WaPo story:

    President Trump grew frustrated with lawmakers Thursday in the Oval Office when they discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to several people briefed on the meeting.

    “Why are we having all these people from shit-hole countries come here?” Trump said, according to these people, referring to countries mentioned by the lawmakers.

    NOT TRUE, according to new reporting from Fake Jake Tapper of CNN.

    The people of Haiti and El Salvador will be relieved to know that they are off the sh*t list. If President Trump did use the term "shit-hole countries" during the immigration meeting the other day, he was only talking about African nations, not Haiti and El Salvador. Fake Jake says a comment earlier in the meeting about taking Haiti off the TPS list was conflated with a later comment referring to Africa. N.Y. Times White House correspondent Michael D. Shear concurred.






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  4. madgator

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    You mean the establishment opposition wasn't truthful????


    Shocking I tell you, shocking!
     
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  5. Gator515151

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    I never thought of the word Shithole as meaning black. Plenty of Shithole places in this country that are not black. Just the lefts agenda of making anything Trump does racist. The said thing is there are plenty of people who actually believe he is a racist. I heard something last night that 21% of the inmates in our federal prisons are foreign born. If true we've gotta do something about those damn Scandinavians.
     
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  6. exiledgator

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    Is this a defense?
     
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  7. madgator

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    Do the facts matter?
     
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  8. howdygator

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    Yeah everyone who is upset he'd refer to countries like that can relax now, because

     
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    Someone wake me when this is over
     
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    It will never end, that's the problem
     
  11. fredsanford

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    Because when Trump defends himself, he NEVER lies.
     
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    I also wonder how that qualifier worked into the discussion. "By the way, the following disparaging comment refers only to these African countries ..."
     
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    Good clarification, at least if Tapper's source is right. Thanks. I agree with the poster above that it still does not condone the reference to Africa.


    The TPS decision is for another topic.
     
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    Are we to the point where we are so afraid of offending people that we can't speak the truth? Or is it just another opportunity to accuse the president of being racist?
     
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    What a non story. Guess when he has the machine rolling this is what you get.
     
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    Lagos Nigeria. One of the more economically advanced cities in sub-Saharan africa
     
  19. howdygator

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    Well obviously if were just about "telling it like it is" the fallout would be "once again our president has no idea how to be presidential."

    But when he calls African shitholes and publicly asks why we can't get more immigrants from Norway and fewer from those shitholes countries, you should not find this criticism unwarranted Unless, of course you're the type of person to dutifully protect our nitwit president no matter what he does. But you're not the type to do that though, right. Right??
     
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