The Backstory: On Thursday, the President of the United States referred to immigrants in Congress, saying ”Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?’ Trump was reportedly speaking about Haitians, El Salvadorans, and citizens of various African nations. ‘Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out.’
As the President’s vulgar comments ricochet around the world, Anderson Cooper spoke emotionally about his time in Haiti. Meanwhile, the President’s comments are receiving universal — and international — condemnation.