Donald Trump’s ‘shithole’ remark: How some U.S. media handled president’s comment

U.S. President Donald Trump seemingly denied Friday he referred to African nations as “shitholes,” the morning after his reported comments sent American media into a frenzy.

On Thursday, the president had been discussing a potential deal with a team of senators that would have restored protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and some African countries, the Washington Post and others reported Thursday night. During the meeting, Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and Africa rather than places like Norway.

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