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US President Donald Trump has caused [outage / outrage] worldwide after he reportedly made racially [charged / changed] comments about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. He was in a meeting [on / in] immigration with lawmakers on Thursday when he asked [which / why] the US allowed people from "sh*thole countries" [onto / into] the country. He was also reported as saying: "We need more people from Norway." Republican [senate / senator] Dick Durbin, who attended the meeting, [description / described] Trump's words as "hate filled, [file / vile] and racist". The White House did not [deny / denial] that Trump made the remarks. A spokesman said: "Certain Washington politicians [choose / choice] to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people."

There has been a [lot / loads] of condemnation of Mr Trump's [alleges / alleged] comments. Republican Senator Mia Love said: "The President must [apologies / apologize] to…the nations he so wantonly [aligned / maligned] ." The United Nations has condemned the reported description of African nations and Haiti as "shocking and [shamed / shameful] ", and "racist". Haiti's ambassador to the United States stated: "If the statements were made, the President was [either / neither] misinformed or mis-educated about Haiti and its people." President Trump denied [marking / making] the comments in a tweet. He wrote: "Never said anything [derogatory / degrade] about Haitians other than Haiti is [obvious / obviously] a very poor and troubled country….I have a [wonderful / wonderfully] relationship with Haitians."

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