Donald Trump Denies “Sh*thole” Comment Even As CNN Says He Phoned Allies For Reaction To It

President Donald Trump is denying he said “anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country.” His latest tweet doesn’t spell out whether “a very poor and troubled country” is another way of saying “shithole,” the term he stands accused of using.
Just hours after the president’s denial tweet, CNN reported this morning that the president spent last night phoning allies to ask how the “shithole remark” was playing out in the…

President Donald Trump is denying he said “anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country.” His latest tweet doesn’t spell out whether “a very poor and troubled country” is another way of saying “shithole,” the term he stands accused of using. Just hours after the president’s denial tweet, CNN reported this morning that the president spent last night phoning allies to ask how the “shithole remark” was playing out in the…