Trump: Why Allow Immigrants from 'Shithole Countries'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the conversation. Trump made the remark in the Oval Office as two lawmakers described details to him of a bipartisan compromise among six senators that would extend protections against deportation for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants and strengthen border protections. The senators had hoped Trump would back their accord, ending a months-long, bitter dispute over protecting "Dreamers." But the White House later rejected their proposed agreement, plunging the issue back into uncertainty just eight...

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Trump: Why Allow Immigrants from 'Shithole Countries'

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