Maloney incensed by president’s ‘shithole’ comment


MONTGOMERY – President Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment was “outrageous and completely indefensible,” said Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (R, NY-18).
The lawmaker said leaders in the Republican Party should denounce President
Donald Trump’s comments.
“This should not be a partisan issue. Racism is wrong. Denigrating whole groups of people is wrong and we get to expect more from the president of the United States,” Maloney said.
Trump made the comment, ained at Haiti and some countries in Africa, during a closed-door meeting of Republican and Democratic federal legislators earlier this week.
Several prominent Republicans have expressed displeasure with the President’s reported remark, .