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Trump spares Asians in ‘shithole countries’ tirade

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PRESIDENT Donald Trump has drawn flack for incendiary comments he made regarding immigration to the United States from what he called “shithole countries” like Haiti and those in Africa, however suggested more Asians could be allowed because it helps the US economically.

In comments first reported by the Washington Post, Trump asked “why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” during debate over a bipartisan immigration deal in the Oval Office on Thursday.

Lawmakers were describing how certain immigration programs operate, including one to give safe haven in the United States to people from countries suffering from natural disasters or civil strife.

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One of the sources who was briefed on the conversation said that Trump said, “Why do we want all these people from Africa here?........

© Asian Correspondent