Paul Ryan says Trump's slur against African countries is 'unfortunate, unhelpful'

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CNN—House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday called President Donald Trump's comments on immigration "unhelpful," in his first public reaction to news that Trump referred to African nations as "shithole" countries.

Paul Ryan calls Trump's 'shithole countries' remark 'very unfortunate, unhelpful'. Reuters/Joshua Roberts House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday it was "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful" of President Donald Trump to refer to foreign nations as "shithole countries." Ryan said his ancestors from Ireland faced similar comments when they came to the US. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday it was "very unfortunate" that President Donald Trump used the term "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries the previous day in a discussion with lawmakers on immigration at the White...