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Paul Ryan: Trump's 'shithole' remark 'unfortunate, unhelpful'

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"I read those comments later last night," Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said at an event in Milwaukee. "Very unfortunate, unhelpful." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday that President Trump's comments that some African nations are "shithole countries" were "very unfortunate."

"I read those comments later last night," said Ryan, R-Wis. "Very unfortunate, unhelpful."

Ryan made the comments during a WisPolitics event in Milwaukee.