Trump’s ‘shithole’ comments throw a wrench into already volatile government shutdown battle
|01/13/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as “shithole countries” in an immigration meeting Thursday, lawmakers have said.
- The remarks sparked an international backlash.
- They also may cause trouble at home, as difficult negotiations to avoid a government shutdown could become even trickier.
President Donald Trump’s remark to a bipartisan meeting of senators that some nations are “shithole countries” drew condemnation around the world. Domestically, they may have also made negotiations even tougher to avert a looming government shutdown.