[:en]Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries”[:es]Trump, llama “agujeros de mierda” a El Salvador, Haití y varios países africanos[:]

[:en]In a total lack of diplomacy and respect, president Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries”.

Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries”during a meeting with a bipartisan group of senators at the White House, a Democratic aide briefed on Thursday’s meeting told NBC News.

Trump’s comments were first reported by The Washington Post, which said the nations referred to by Trump also included El Salvador.

The U.N. human rights office said the comments, if confirmed, were “shocking and shameful” and “racist,” while Haiti’s foreign minister summoned the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Robin Diallo for clarification.

Two sources briefed on the conversation say that during the portion of the conversation about Haiti — which came at the top of the exchange that led to the “shithole” comment — the president questioned why Haitians should be given specific consideration.

“Why do we need more Haitians, take them out,” he said, according to sources. Someone else in the room responded: “Because if you do, it will be obvious why.”

The White House issued a statement that did not deny the remarks, however Trump tweeted an apparent denial early Friday: “The language used by me at the … meeting was tough, but this was not the language used.”

It came as senators huddled in the Oval Office with the president to discuss a path forward on an immigration deal. Trump questioned why the United States would want people from nations such as Haiti while he was being briefed on changes to the visa lottery system.


According to the aide, when the group came to discussing immigration from Africa, Trump asked why America would want immigrants from “all these shithole countries” and that the U.S. should have more people coming in from places like Norway.

 

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Source: NBC News[:es]En una total falta de respeto (y de dotes diplomáticos), el presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump, llamó este jueves “agujeros de mierda” a El Salvador, Haití y varios países africanos, y sugirió que preferiría recibir en Estados Unidos más inmigrantes de Noruega en lugar de los de esas naciones, según informó el diario ‘The Washington Post’.

“¿Por qué tenemos a toda esta gente de países (que son un) agujero de mierda viniendo aquí?”, afirmó Trump durante una reunión con legisladores en la Casa Blanca, de acuerdo con el diario, que cita a dos fuentes familiarizadas con el encuentro.

Trump reaccionó así cuando dos senadores le plantearon un proyecto de ley migratorio que otorgaría visados a algunos de los ciudadanos de países que han sido retirados recientemente del programa de Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS), como El Salvador, Haití, Nicaragua y Sudán.

El gobernante sugirió entonces que Estados Unidos debería traer a más inmigrantes de países como Noruega, con cuya primera ministra se reunió este miércoles, de acuerdo con el Post.

Los comentarios de Trump sorprendieron a los legisladores presentes en la cita, según el diario, que no aclara si el presidente se refería también a Nicaragua con su exabrupto.[:]

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