When lawmakers at the Oval Office meeting proposed granting visas to individuals from Haiti, El Salvador and a range of African nations, Trump reportedly said, “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?”
He followed his comment by suggesting that the U.S. “should have more people from places like Norway,” sources told NBC News.
The congresswoman, one of the few Republican lawmakers who called out Trump, continued:
This wasn’t the first time Love stood up for Haitian immigrants. In November, she said she disagreed with the Trump administration’s decision to
“I’m going to do everything I can to work with the administration, but this is a place where we disagree, really disagree,” Love
She added, “There is going to be a full-court press on the president on this issue because this is a bad decision.”
Two Florida Republicans joined Love on Thursday in condemning the president’s ugly comments.
“The president calling #Haiti a ‘shithole country’ igno