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Trump / Immigration Comments / Dawsey Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1119677

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The racist ignorant attack by President Trump during a discussion about immigration/Dreamers examined; his comment on people from "those shithole countries" {of Africa & Haiti} & in the past on Haiti & Nigeria as reported by the "New York Times" noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) An earlier interview held with "Washington Post" reporter Josh Dawsey† about these Trump comments. [DAWSEY - explains the context of Trump's comments on immigration, the reaction of other people in the room, how there has been no denials from the White House, how his supporters want immigration, legal or not, cut.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) How the White House is frozen in dealing with what Trump said earlier about immigration issues, what he said about the protected status for Haitians: "take them out," how some White House staffers feel this will play well with his base, how this is a racist comment made to lawmakers discussed; his prior racially charged statements outlined on screen.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What Trump said in 2016 in Miami about Haitians introduced. [TRUMP - says he will champion the Haitian people.] Live discussion held with CNN's Van Jones, Ana Navarro, Jason Miller, Bakari Sellers & former Trump assistant Marc Latter† about Trump's comments with much bickering with Miller's defense of Trump. [NAVARRO, JONES, MILLER, SELLERS - offer views on Trump's past racist comments: a pattern of behavior by a shameless racist, the statistics on education levels among immigrants like from Nigeria, the context of Trump's "racist" remarks by a president getting things done on immigration & wants immigration to be merit-based, Trump's past racist comments.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim
Duration:
00:19:40

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