Reactions to President Donald Trump's use of a vulgar slur to explain his opposition to Haitian and African migration to the United States were continuing to circulate Saturday.
Trump stunned lawmakers Thursday in a White House meeting on immigration when, according to multiple reports and confirmation from attendees, he asked, "Why are we having all these people from s---hole countries come here?"
Ninety-five percent of Haitians are black, as are the vast majority of Africans.
Trump said the United States should allow in more people from places such as Norway, whose population is mostly white.
Trump took to Twitter on Friday to deny using the vulgar term, which is slang for an extremely dirty or shabby place and includes a synonym for excrement. He said his language was "tough," but denied using the vulgarity.
Since then, reactions to his remark have continued to come via Twitter and statements to the media. Trump's former presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, noted that Friday
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