Former Republican party chairman says Trump’s ‘s***hole’ comments prove he's racistA former top Republican says that President Donald Trump’s comments about Haiti and African countries being “s***holes” is a clear sign that the commander in chief is racist. Michael Steele, who served as the first black chairman of the Republican National Committee, said on MSNBC that enough is enough, and that Mr Trump’s comments prove the point. “At this point, the evidence is incontrovertible, it’s right there,” Mr Steele said when asked about Mr Trump’s reported comments.