President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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Many Norwegians rejected Friday a suggestion by U.S. President Donald Trump that they would be more welcome to move to the United States than immigrants from "shithole countries" such as Haiti or African nations.Trump mentioned Norway in derogatory comments about other countries of migration as U.S. senators briefed him Thursday on a newly drafted bipartisan immigration bill, according to two sources who asked not to be identified.While hundreds of thousands of Norwegians emigrated to the U.S. in the 19th century, just 502 out of a population of 5.3 million people moved there in 2016, down 59 from the previous year, according to Statistics Norway.
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