African ambassadors to United Nations attack Trump's 'racist' remarks

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According sources in the Oval Office meeting between Trump and lawmakers, the president referred to Africa, saying, "why do we want all these people from "sh-hole countries" coming here?"

Trump reportedly said. "Take them out".

Clinton piled on, bringing up the anniversary of the devastating quake that struck Haiti in 2010 and using it as a club to hit at her former rival.

Graham went onto say, "The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe. The positive comment on Norway makes the underlying sentiment very clear", Colville said.

The statement further said that Botswana wants clarification from Trump if he also included Botswana as "shithole" country regarding that they are Botswana nationals residing in the USA and that some U.S. residents may wish to visit Botswana.

"Trump has always been a racist, only a racist can use such foul language", said Nancy Mulenga, a student at the University of Zambia. When he was running for office, Trump released a glowing report from his personal physician in NY, who said Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".

'You've seen the comments in the press, ' Durbin said. This is the time but, day by day, they are blowing the one great opportunity they have.

"The words used by the president, as related to me directly following the meeting by those in attendance, were not 'tough, ' " he said, taking issue with the president's tweet. It is not true. "He said those hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly", Senator Richard J. Durbin of IL, who was in the room, said Friday.

Trump's derogatory remarks cited by the Washington Post and New York Times were in reference to African countries and Haiti. It's not how a president should behave. The entirety of the presidency (almost a year, now) has been quite reflective of his beliefs which are, most often, in direct opposition to general opinion.

Durbin explained what happened next on Friday morning.

Biden, who got a reputation for for public gaffes while in office, has not closed the door on a possible presidential run against Trump.

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The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's vulgar statement.

Akinwumi A. Adesina - the President of African Development Bank came out emotional to comment on President Trump's statement.

Trump criticised immigration to his country from El Salvador, Haiti and the African continent, by calling the group "shithole countries" at a meeting with Congress members at the White House on Thursday, according to U.S. media.

I think it will have a tremendous impact on future litigation and pending litigation related to immigration.

Trump has inaccurately claimed that Barack Obama, the nation's first black president, wasn't born in the United States. The statement, many agree, is characteristic of him for all of its impulsivity but still hard to stomach when examining foreign affairs.

Two months before the November 2016 election, Trump released a five-paragraph letter from his longtime physician, Dr. Harold Bornstein, who concluded that Trump "is in excellent physical health".

'For every one step forward @POTUS takes when it comes to judgement and good, coherent policy decisions, he Inexplicably and without fail takes ten steps back. "U.S. deeply respects the people of #Africa & values its partnerships with them". Diallo is the most senior United States diplomat in Haiti, where residents on Friday marked the eighth anniversary of a 7.1-magnitude quake that killed at least 220,000 people.

"The African Union Mission [to the US] condemns the comments in the strongest terms and demands a retraction of the comment as well as an apology not only to the Africans but to all people of African descent around the globe", it said in a statement widely circulated by USA media.

Hard-line immigration activists, who prefer the term "restrictionists", argue that the system they espouse - fewer overall migrants, an end to the family-based system that favours relatives of people already legally in the US and a greater emphasis on picking immigrants with skills - is not racially motivated.

The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the president's tweets. We have consistently been portrayed as s****y people from s****y countries.