Contrary to reporting, Trump tweeted this morning that he didn’t say ‘sh**hole countries’ yesterday in his DACA meeting when referring to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations:
The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made – a big setback for DACA!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018
He says his language was tough, but that “this was not the language used”.
This would be the first denial coming from the White House, as they didn’t deny it yesterday or overnight.
The Washington Post author says he stands by his story 100%:
— New Day (@NewDay) January 12, 2018
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