Former Mexican President To Trump: ‘Your Mouth Is The Foulest Shithole In the World’

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Former Mexican President Vicente Fox slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday, after reports surfaced that Trump had complained about people coming to the United States from “shithole countries” while discussing immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and African countries.

Fox called out Trump over the remarks that sources first told The Washington Post came about during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers who were discussing restoring protections for immigrants from those regions on Thursday.

“Your mouth is the foulest shithole in the world,” Fox tweeted directly at Trump. “With what authority do you proclaim who’s welcome in America and who’s not. America’s greatness is built on diversity, or have you forgotten your immigrant background, Donald?”

.@realDonaldTrump, your mouth is the foulest shithole in the world. With what authority do you proclaim who’s welcome in America and who’s not. America’s greatness is built on diversity, or have you forgotten your immigrant background, Donald?

– Vicente Fox Quesada (@VicenteFoxQue) January 11, 2018

Sources that spoke to The Washington Post quoted Trump as saying: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”

The president also reportedly suggested the U.S. should welcome more immigrants from countries like Norway. The controversial remarks were confirmed by NBC News, BuzzFeed and CNN.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who was at the White House meeting, also confirmed the comments to HuffPost on Friday. Durbin, who was the first to go on record over the reports, added Trump also said the U.S. should “take … out” Haitians currently living in the U.S.

Trump seemed to deny reports that he referred to the nations as “shithole” countries in a series of tweets on Friday morning.

The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made – a big setback for DACA!

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018

Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. Never said “take them out.” Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. Probably should record future meetings – unfortunately, no trust!

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2018