[?] [?] [?] Sh*thole Projection on Trump Hotel #Resist [?] [?] [?] pic.twitter.com/5Y8xH54J5K
— robin bell (@bellvisuals) January 14, 2018
The same vulgar term President Trump used in a conversation about immigration last week was projected onto his hotel in D.C. on Saturday.
Indeed, the term — “shithole,” among other phrases, and poop emojis could be seen on the wall of the Trump International Hotel, according to a video posted online by the person who made the projections.
Trump reportedly used the expletive to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African countries when talking about an immigration deal in the Oval Office.
The artist, Robin Bell, who posted a video of the projection online, has previously used art to criticize the president, The Washington Post reported.
Trump’s comments drew national outrage, including strong rebukes from both Democratic and Republican leaders in New Jersey and Gov.-elect Phil Murphy. Murphy called on Trump to read the poem on the base of the Statue of Liberty by Emma Lazarus that calls for America to welcome all immigrants, even the “tired” and “poor.”
Trump has denied making the offensive remarks on Twitter.
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