So this happened in the Oval Office on Thursday, when Trump discussed protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal. Trump, per the Washington Post: ‘Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?’ . On Friday morning, Senator Dick Durban confirmed that he used the word several times.
Early Friday morning, Trump denied in tweets that he used derogatory language, as the fall-out continued. The government of Botswana sent a letter inquiring if they are a sh** hole country as well. (And how about South Africa, President Trump?). The US ambassador to Panama announced his resignation.