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    Not a Racist? Trump's Fresh Rant Infuriates Twitter Users

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    Donald Trump's alleged "s***hole" remarks on immigration have been followed by the US President clarifying on what has already provoked a wide public outcry.

    After US President Donald Trump's reported rejection of immigration from "s***hole" countries grabbed global headlines, he made it plain that it would be irrelevant to see him as a racist.

    "I'm not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you," Trump pointed out.

    The remarks were made on Sunday at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, where the US President had a dinner photo opportunity with Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

    Twitter users were quick to react, with some of them sarcastically saying the fact that Trump insists he is not a racist proves the opposite.

    Others decided to draw parallels between Trump's remarks and that of then-US President Richard Nixon who reportedly said "I'm not a crook" on November 17, 1973, trying to deny his any involvement in the Watergate scandal at the time.

    This Twitter user questioned Trump's mental health when commenting on the US President's "I'm not a racist" remarks.

    Earlier on his Twitter page, Trump flatly denied the expletive comments he reportedly made with regard to migrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador.

    Democratic Senator Dick Durbin who was present at Thursday's  meeting with Trump confirmed "s***hole" was the exact word used by the US President, recollecting the "hate-filled, vile and racist" things Trump supposedly said.

    The US President's alleged "s***hole" remarks have been harshly criticized by a whole array of countries,  including El Salvador, Cuba and Mexico, as well as the UN human rights agency.

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