Trump blasted for insulting immigrants from 's--thole countries'
Social media erupted Thursday after President Trump slammed protections for immigrants from “s--thole countries” in the Caribbean and Africa, while some leaders chose to ignore his controversial remarks.
Advocacy group leaders called Trump’s comments “racist” but chose not to focus on his latest attack on immigrants.
Former talk show host Herold Dasque told the Daily News that if Trump’s comments were accurately reported, “that shows that he’s blatantly a racist.”
U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland condemned Trump’s “unforgivable” statement, calling it a “demeaning of the office of the Presidency.
Trump was reportedly incensed after lawmakers proposed restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, The Washington Post reproted.