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Trump's 'shithole' comment is his new rock bottom

CNN - 12 Jan 2018
What's even more appalling is that the White House didn't even try to deny that Trump used that slur, which was first reported in The Washington Post. In fact, in a lengthy statement from White House spokesman Raj Shah, the administration seemed to ...

How We Arrived At A 'Shithole' Shutdown

HuffPost - 20 Jan 2018
WASHINGTON ― Parts of the federal government were set to shut down Friday night after Republicans and Democrats in Congress couldn't pass a funding bill, their most basic job as lawmakers. Republicans control both the House and Senate but were adamant ...

Black Amber angry with Trump over 'shithole' comment - GhanaWeb

GhanaWeb - 20 Jan 2018
Education manager and reggae musician Anthony Appiah-King, alias Black Amber, has lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his “shithole” comment saying it was ”a total disrespect for African countries.” “I am of the view that the people who live in ...

Government shutdown: the perfect example of Trump-era ... - Vox

Vox - 19 Jan 2018
There's been a lot of debate over who's to “blame” for a shutdown (this is a particularly good piece on the subject by Dylan Scott). But I am not sure the question of who is to blame for a shutdown will answer the question of who wins a shutdown ...

The 'shithole' countries don't really like Trump, either

Washington Post - 18 Jan 2018
President Trump's disdain for certain other countries isn't much of a secret. His campaign began with an assessment that Mexico was sending criminals across the border into the United States — not the sort of thing that was likely to endear him to the ...

Editorial backing Trump in 'shithole' controversy sparks outrage

Politico - 18 Jan 2018
Journalists at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, along with former employees and some city luminaries, are expressing outrage over a pro-Trump editorial ordered up by the paper's publisher that they view as endorsing racism. The editorial, titled “Reason as ...

House Democrats look to censure Trump over 'shithole' remarks

Washington Post - 18 Jan 2018
Led by the Congressional Black Caucus, about 130 House Democrats are backing a resolution to censure President Trump over remarks he made at a meeting over the fate of DACA recipients — remarks in which he suggested that the United States' immigration ...

Why focusing on 'shithole' totally misses the point

CNN - 15 Jan 2018
What this big game of telephone misses is that it doesn't really matter whether Trump said "shithole" or "shithouse" or "craphole" or any of the various other derogatory names in that vein. The point, after all, is this: The President of the United ...

Durbin: 'I stand by every word' of 'shithole' statement

Politico - 16 Jan 2018
"I can tell you explicitly that they're wrong,” Durbin said. He also dismissed the notion that the distinction made any difference. “This is the defense? The defense that instead of 's-hole' it was 's-house'? That's the best they can come up with? I ...

Poll: 48% of Americans think Trump's 'shithole' remarks were racist

Business Insider - 16 Jan 2018
48% of respondents to an MSN poll said it was racist of President Donald Trump to refer to African nations and Haiti as "shithole countries." Americans were sharply divided along partisan lines: 83% of Democrats considered the comment racist, compared ...

Most Americans considered Trump's 'shithole' comments racist

Washington Post - 17 Jan 2018
During an Oval Office meeting with senators from both parties last week, a frustrated President Trump lashed out at the idea of allowing immigrants from poorer countries to enter the United States. “Why are we having all these people from shithole ...

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