Joy Reid: My Parents Were From What Trump Calls "Shithole Countries"

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MSNBC: Joy Reid explains how her parents were from parts of the world where, according to President Trump, you'll find 'shithole countries' from which the United States should not accept immigrants.

JOY REID: Now I happen to be an American citizen. I was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Denver, Colorado. But my parents were immigrants. My mom, who was a college professor, was born in British Guyana. My father, who was a geologist, was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two people who immigrated from those countries, from countries located in South America just off the Caribbean in Africa, just off the Caribbean and from Africa. Parts of the world that presumably, according to the president of the United States, you will find "shithole" countries from which the United States should not accept immigrants. Tonight the breaking news out of Washington, D.C. but it should come as no surprise to any American but should be embarrassing to every American.



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