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Trump Denies Using Vulgar Slur; Top Democrat Says He Said It

A White House matter released Thursday particularly did not repudiate that President Trump used a vulgarity to impute to African countries, though Friday morning, Trump wrote: “This was not a denunciation used” in a tweet.

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A White House matter released Thursday particularly did not repudiate that President Trump used a vulgarity to impute to African countries, though Friday morning, Trump wrote: “This was not a denunciation used” in a tweet.

Carolyn Kaster/AP

Updated 10:19 a.m. ET

President Trump is denying reports, from NPR and other news outlets, that in a Thursday assembly during a White House, he disparaged African nations as “shithole countries” and questioned because a United States would acknowledge immigrants from them and other nations, like Haiti.

Trump told lawmakers that a U.S. should instead find out some-more immigrants from countries like Norway.

A White House matter released Thursday particularly did not repudiate that Trump used a vulgarity to impute to African countries, though on Friday morning, Trump shifted gears.

“This was not a denunciation used,” Trump pronounced in a tweet.

Trump afterwards denied he pronounced “anything derogatory” about Haitians or Haiti solely that it’s a “very bad and uneasy country.”

But, in further to a reports from mixed news outlets about a denunciation used by a president, Illinois Democrat Dick Durbin reliable a president’s remarks.

“The boss erupted several times with questions, and in a march of his comments, pronounced things that were hate-filled, sinister and racist,” a senator told reporters. “I use those difference advisably. we know how absolute they are. But we can't trust that in a story of a White House and in that Oval Office, any boss has ever oral a difference that we privately listened a boss pronounce yesterday.

“You’ve seen a comments in a press. I’ve not review one of them that’s inaccurate.”

Trump criticized a indeterminate bipartisan agreement drafted by Durbin, Arizona Republican Jeff Flake and 4 other senators.

Trump bloody a offer as “a large step backwards” and pronounced it didn’t yield adequate appropriation for a wall along a U.S.-Mexico border, a pivotal debate guarantee Trump done in 2016.

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Earlier in a week, Trump had positive lawmakers that he would accept any agreement crafted by Congress.

“I will be signing,” he pronounced in a Cabinet Room assembly Tuesday. “I’m not going to say, ‘Oh, gee, we wish this or that.’ I’ll be signing it.”

In a arise of Trump’s comments, courtesy has shifted divided from a essence of a due DACA understanding to a matter many perspective as racist.

“President Trump’s comments are extremist and a disgrace,” pronounced Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, a second-ranking Democrat in a House. “They do not simulate a nation’s values.”

Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, who chairs a Congressional Black Caucus, pronounced a latest matter is “yet another acknowledgment of [Trump’s] racially unresponsive and ignorant views.”

He added, “[The] president’s aphorism ‘Make America Great Again’ is unequivocally formula for ‘Make America White Again.’ “

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Many Republicans also criticized Trump.

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love, whose family descended from Haiti, called a president’s comments “unkind, divisive [and] elitist.”

They “fly in a face of a nation’s values,” Love added. “This function is unsuitable from a personality of a nation.”

Fellow Utahan, Sen. Orrin Hatch, a fixed Trump ally, said: “I demeanour brazen to removing a some-more minute reason per a president’s comments. Part of what creates America so special is that we acquire a best and brightest in a world, regardless of their republic of origin.”