[Ed. – This from a guy who admits to having had an affair with his campaign manager’s wife]
California Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) called on President Trump to resign over his reported labeling of Haiti and African countries as “shithole countries” in an Oval Office meeting.
“You’re a joke and a racist, President Donald J. Trump,” Newsom wrote on Facebook. “Resign.”
The former San Francisco mayor joined a host of lawmakers, media figures and world leaders slamming Trump for the vulgar remarks, which he reportedly made during a meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on immigration this week.
In a statement Thursday, the White House did not deny Trump’s “shithole” comments.
Trump denied Friday saying “anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country” in the meeting.
Other California Democrats have called on Trump to leave office following the remarks.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) accused Trump of “promoting a homogenous, white society” with his comments, adding “there’s no room for racism in the Oval Office.”