Ryan calls Trump 's---hole' remarks 'unhelpful' and 'unfortunate'

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TheHill—Breaking his silence, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) called President Trump's "shithole countries" remarks "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful, noting that his ancestors who immigrated from Ireland also faced hostilities when they arrived in America.

Ryan calls Trump's 'shithole' remark 'very unfortunate, unhelpful'. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) responded on Jan. 12 to President Trump's dismissal of Africa, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole countries," by saying they were "very unfortunate, unhelpful" and discussing his family's immigration from Ireland.