Yesterday during a White House meeting, President Trump may or may not have said “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” when discussing immigration policies affecting people from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. He possibly went on to later say “Why do we need more Haitians?” and “Take them out.”
There’s not really a good source for these quotes and in fact, many news outlets were referring to the source as “people familiar with the meeting.” CNN took the racial route, with Anderson Cooper saying the President specifically mentioned these countries because he doesn’t want more black people coming to the United States.
This morning, Trump tweeted this statement:
Of course, Twitter lit up in response to the alleged quotes and conservatives Ben Shapiro and Matt Walsh, both from the Daily Wire, had some of the best responses to offended and outraged liberals.
And on the liberal side: