Paul Ryan calls Trump's 'sh*thole' comment 'very unfortunate' and 'unhelpful'

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The Wisconsin Republican was asked about the remark during a Q&A event at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

"That is the story we have today and that is the story we had yesterday and that is what makes this is country so exceptional and unique in the first place", he said after describing how his great grandfather started a business now run by his cousins. Eventually, he said, they opened a farm in Wisconsin after they raised enough money. "It is a handsome story of America, and that is a great story". Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), who was present at the meeting, confirmed Trump did not approve of the bipartisan plan, adding: "I don't know what happens next".

Ryan was responding to a question about Trump allegedly calling Haiti, as well as African nations, "s**thole countries".

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When the moderator pressed Ryan on how lawmakers could find a deal when Trump was making those sorts of comments, Ryan said, "We just have to get it done".

"No, I don't there there will be", he said.

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