• Trump Tries To Deny Calling Haiti, African Nations 'Sh*thole Countries'

    3 days ago - By Essence

    Hours after it was reported that President Donald Trump described certain nations as “shithole countries,” the president denied that he said those words during a meeting about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
    “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!” Trump tweeted on Friday. He did not specifically deny using the word “shithole.”

    In the Oval Office meeting at the White House Thursday, President Trump asked those in the room why they would...
    Read more ...

     

  • FCC Received Complaints Over NBC, CNN Use of Trump Profanity

    3 days ago - By Variety

    WASHINGTON - The FCC received complaints after NBC and CNN used the word “s-hole” in their coverage of the controversy over comments President Donald Trump reportedly made to lawmakers during a meeting about immigration. An FCC spokesman said they received a “handful” of comments, but did not have an exact figure yet. The agency reviews...
    Read more ...

     

  • Don Lemon Can Come Back To The Cookout After Calling Trump A 'Racist' On National Television

    3 days ago - By Essence

    Don Lemon is fed up.
    On Thursday night's episode of CNN Tonight, the anchor addressed The Washington Post's report about President Donald Trump referring to Haiti, El Salvador and African places as "shithole countries."
    Trump, in an attempt to explain his rationale for rescinding the deportation protection of 60,000 Haitian immigrants placed here after deadly earthquakes in 2010 -once again- showed his true colors with offensive rhetoric. “Why do we need more Haitians?” Trump said, “Take them out.”
    He went on to suggest that America should bring in immigrants from places like Norway, "who...
    Read more ...

     

  • Trump: ‘S-hole' Was ‘Not Language Used' in Immigration Meeting

    3 days ago - By Variety

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump appeared to deny using the term “s-hole countries” to refer to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations during a heated meeting on immigration, saying in a tweet that it was “not the language used.” Reports that Trump, in a meeting with Republican and Democratic lawmakers, made the profane remark sparked...
    Read more ...