Evan Vucci/ AP President Donald Trump listens throughout a meeting with legislators on migration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White Home, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018|2:57 p.m.
. The White House is not rejecting that President Donald Trump utilized obscenity in referring to African countries during a meeting on migration.
Spokesperson Raj Shah states in a declaration that while “Particular Washington political leaders choose to fight for foreign countries,” Trump “will always defend the American people.”
He states Trump wants to welcome immigrants who “add to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our fantastic nation,” and will constantly turn down “momentary, weak and hazardous stopgap steps” that he says “threaten the lives of hardworking Americans” and undercut other immigrants.
Trump reportedly questioned why the U.S. would wish to admit more individuals from “shithole countries.” The remark came during a meeting with legislators who are trying to forge a deal to safeguard numerous countless youths from deportation.