FORRY: TRUMP REPRESENTS "LAST GASP OF A RACIST WORLDVIEW"
Calling reported remarks by President Donald Trump "a racist slur" directed at Haitians and people of African descent, Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry said she'd like to believe Trump "represents the last gasp of a racist worldview that has been in retreat, here in America, since the fall of Jim Crow."
According to a Washington Post report citing "people briefed on the meeting," Trump asked Thursday in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"
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