17 January, 2018
Earlier, Trump flatly denied on his Twitter the comments he reportedly made with regard to immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador, raising the question of why they should be more likely accepted in the United States than, for instance, newcomers from well-off Norway.
Following U.S. President Donald Trump's description about certain nations as "shithole countries", his hotel in Washington D.C.is literally labelled as a "shithole".
"The projection's additional text read in part: "This is not normal" and included such messages as "stay vigilant" and "#resist".
In an interview with CNN, Bell claimed responsibility for the visuals and said the projection work was completed before security arrived.
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His supports say that he doesn't have anything close to a criminal record: He never even got a traffic ticket, they say. The couple regularly reported to ICE officials and were forced to seek permission when leaving their home town.
The prankster in question is Robin Bell, the founder of video projection company Bell Visuals, who has made a habit of voicing his dislike of both President Trump and his policy decisions.
The projector showed other messages, like "Not a DC resident?" An arrow, also apparently projected on the building which points to the arched doorway.
But Democratic Senator Richard Durbin said Trump had specifically asked: 'Do we need more Haitians?' before launching into a diatribe about African immigration. Understandably, Trump has taken a lot of criticism for the remark.
"It also reinforces the concerns that we hear every day, that the President's slogan Make America Great Again is really code for Make America White Again", Richmond added.