Trump asked why 'pretty Korean lady' analyst wasn't negotiating with North Korea

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Navajo Code Talkers in the Oval Office Nov. 27. Susan Walsh AP file

The analyst, the report said, was briefing Trump last fall on "the impending release of a family long held in Pakistan".

According to NBC News, Trump first asked the officer where she was from after she had finished delivering an intelligence briefing.

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In fact, sources tell NBC News that Trump made a career USA intelligence officer uncomfortable previous year when he grilled her on her Korean heritage and demanded to know why she wasn't being used to negotiate with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The president continued to inquire, asking the officer where "your people" were from, according to two officials with direct knowledge of the incident.

The incident was relayed to NBC News a day after it was reported that Trump asked, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" during a meeting with a lawmakers to discuss immigration.

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Trump has railed against the diversity visa lottery program and special temporary status protections that bring in at least 50,000 immigrants from around the world and allow them to reside in the U.S. legally.

The NBC report listed other instances of the president speaking with an apparent lack of sensitivity in formal surroundings, in meetings with members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and with Navajo code talkers. NBC News also cited a source saying Trump "frequently uses that kind of language", despite those around him telling him not to. Botswana's Ministry of International Affairs said the comments were "highly irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist". His reported remarks took place in the context of a debate over the merits of those programs.

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"Either the president has been misinformed or he is miseducated", Altidor said, adding that Haiti's government also formally summoned a United States official to explain the comments.

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