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Donald Trump denies derogatory country remarks

The US president reportedly called African and a number of other nations 'shithole countries' in a private meeting.

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    According to several reports, US President Donald Trump has made vulgar remarks about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries during DACA discussions, calling them "shithole countries" and objecting to immigrants coming from there.

    President Trump has denied the use of abusive terms, saying that the language he used was "tough".

    But Democratic Senator Dick Durban who was in the meeting with Trump has said the comments were made.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberley Halkett reports from Washington DC, US.


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