Trump: ‘I’m The Least Racist Person’

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent

President Donald Trump denied recent racism charges to White House pool reporters Sunday evening after a derogatory remark about African countries last week came to light.

“No. I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview,” the president declared. Trump’s denial follows days of media obsession over a purported remark he made during a Thursday oval office meeting with bipartisan lawmakers about African countries.

The Washington Post reported that he said of African countries “why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” He then allegedly suggested more immigrants from countries like Norway should come to the U.S. during a discussion about immigration policy.

The president previously denied even using the remark saying it “wasn’t the language used” and that the entire charge was “made up” by democratic lawmakers in the room.

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