• Top Republicans are taking aim at a Democratic senator who said Trump made 'shithole countries' comment

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Top Republicans say they do not remember President Donald Trump making "shithole countries" comment.
    During several interviews on Sunday, Republican senators blasted Sen. Dick Durbin, who confirmed reports that Trump made the "shithole" remarks.
    Top Republicans and administration officials dodged questions about whether President Donald Trump used the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries during a meeting with top senators about immigration earlier this week.
    Trump has denied that he used that specific word in the meeting, which was first reported by The...
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  • Airbnb Has Some Breathtaking Listings in ‘Shithole' Countries

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Responding to President Donald Trump's reported denigrating comments in a meeting on immigration, vacation-rental platform Airbnb says it will spend at least $100,000 on digital ads promoting listings in Haiti, El Salvador and African countries.
    Airbnb says the 75,000 hosts in those locales earned $170 million in 2017, during an expansion push there. The company says it wants to "encourage more travelers to visit these special and beautiful places," as part of "our mission to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere."
    Following Trump's remarks, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky also...
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  • 'Irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist': Here's how the world reacted to Trump's 'shithole' comments

    'Irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist': Here's how the world reacted to Trump's 'shithole' comments

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm on Thursday when it was reported that he had called Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations "shithole countries" at a bipartisan meeting on immigration, and said the US needed more immigrants from countries like Norway.
    The comments drew immediate and intense backlash from leaders around the globe.
    The White House initially issued statements which did not directly deny that Trump had made the defamatory comments. Trump also tweeted on Friday morning that he did not use the "language" that had been reported.
    "The language used by me at the DACA...
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