GOP lawmakers 'do not recall' Trump's 'shithole' slur

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Although a White House spokesperson on Thursday did not deny that he used the word "shithole", Trump insisted that was "not the language used" in a confusing Twitter rant on Friday. After reports emerged that the president used the discriminatory, crass language to express his distaste for offering protections to Haitian and El Saldavorian immigrants (as well as immigrants from certain African countries), he faced widespread backlash.

Trump seemed to deny making the remark, but multiple senators from both parties that were in the meeting either confirmed or did not dispute it.

El Salvador president Salvador Sanchez Ceren also criticised Mr Trump, saying he protests and energetically reject those types of statements. There came a global shock with this crude remark that has ever imagined in a semi-public meeting by the president of America.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s nephew, told CNN on Friday that while he does not believe President Donald Trump is a "racist in the traditional sense", he does think the President is "racially ignorant and racially uninformed".

He also highlighted the contrast between Trump's praise for Africa previous year when he met leaders from the continent on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. What this episode also does is shatter the endless euphemisms and dissembling that Trump and his allies have employed to obscure a related truth: That the nationalism at the core of Trumpism is heavily driven by a reactionary backlash to the current ethnic and racial mix of the USA population - it is white nationalism, despite all the what-me-racist protestation to the contrary. "We knew this at the inception of this administration and that was the lowest point in the history of our country to date", Cleveland said.

Several people with knowledge of the conversation said the president also had demanded to know whether Haitian immigrants could be left out of any deal.

Words or actions could be characterized as racist, but the AP would have to show in its reporting that they are overtly based on race, he said. "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians".

Since the start of the twentieth century, at least 14 of the 20 presidents before Trump suffered from a significant health problem while in office, the full extents of which were kept secret in some cases, according to an analysis by Aaron Seth Kesselheim, an associate professor at Harvard Medical School.

"My grandmother used to say, 'Digame con quién caminas, y te diré quién eres.' 'Tell me who you walk with, and I'll tell you who you are, ' " said Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, a country that shares the island with Haiti.

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After an emergency session to discuss Mr Trump's remarks, a group of 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations said it was concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the USA administration toward Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of colour.

She stressed that the USA was "much stronger than the sum total of one man".

Two high-ranking Democrats - Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler of NY, a senior member of the Judiciary Committee - said they would call on Republican leaders to bring up a resolution reprimanding the president for "racist statements". "But I think the president might be a racist".

Trump has said he gets most of his exercise playing golf.

Trump has inaccurately claimed that Barack Obama, the nation's first black president, wasn't born in the United States.

"You don't want to just call people names that you can't back up", he said in an interview.

Jackson will take questions from reporters on the president's health on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

We expect President Trump to speak strongly and passionately on the Key issue of immigration, and the Democrats to try to derail his momentum to a resolution of the issue.

The state's top nation as a source of immigration is India. One said lawmakers in the room were taken aback by Trump's remarks.

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