The remarks were uttered during a White House meeting with congressmen, with Trump questioning why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s***hole countries" in Africa, The Washington Postreportedon Thursday. But Sen. Richard J. Durbin, a Democrat from IL who attended the meeting, said publicly Friday thatTrump's apparent denial was false and that he repeatedly used the phrase.
Orange County Commissioner Victoria Siplin, who is of Haitian ancestry, said Friday thatTrump is misinformed about the island nation, the first independent country founded by freed slaves. He added: "He said these hate-filled things, and he said them repeatedly".
The counsel general of Haiti in Miami told Local 10 News on Friday that he is shocked and outraged about President Donald Trump's alleged controversial remark about Haiti.
"Regarding immigrants from 'shithole countries, ' Chile is proud to continue receiving many thousands of Haitians and persons from poor countries or looking for a better future", Muñoz posted.
Siplin's district includes Orlando's tourist district, where many Haitian immigrants are employed. Trump said, according to the report, advocating instead for immigrants from Norway.
Americans from Memphis to Minneapolis, Bakersfield to Brooklyn, should be disturbed and offended by clearly racist remarks that came directly from the lips of the USA president on Thursday.
Days after President Donald Trump referred to Haiti and a group of African nations as "shithole countries", immigrants from those countries joined Rev. Jesse Jackson Jr. and other politicians to demand an apology Saturday.
The reference to Norway may have been prompted by Prime Minister Erna Solberg who visited the White House on Wednesday when the president praised Norway for running a trade deficit with the United States and for buying US military equipment.
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The US president has come under attack after he was reported to have called some nations "shitholes" in a White House remark.
Meanwhile, Trumphas denied making those comments, insisting that even though he used strong words, he didn't say the words being attributed to him, and that those words were made up by the Democrats.
Jackson was a member of the U.S. Navy as a rear admiral.
The statement the African ambassadors issued expresses concern over the Trump administration's apparent increasing denigration of Africa "and people of color".
Rush, who has sponsored articles of impeachment and plans to sponsor articles to censure the president, said Trump had "stooped to a new level" with his comments.
"These comments are highly inappropriate & out of bounds and could hurt efforts for a bipartisan immigration agreement", she wrote.
The United Nations human rights office said the reported use of the expletive to describe Africa and other countries could "potentially damage and disrupt the lives of many people". It noted thatTrump's comments had immediately sparked "controversy and indignation".
"For example, let's say you think black people are lesser and let's say you're also going to talk about it in public", he continued.
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DeMar DeRozan's layup moved Toronto to within 121-119 with 2:08 left but Durant countered to give the Warriors a four-point lead. Golden State took control of the second early, going on a 10-2 run to take a 53-37 lead 2:37 into the quarter.
In addition, he will give an inaugural speech at the Raisina Dialogue and meet with the Indo-Israeli CEO forum in Delhi. Daniel Carmon, the Israeli ambassador to India, said that the Israeli-India ties would withstand any troubles.
By Tuesday morning, Belichick had felt the need to reset the agenda and said, "At this point, I'm all-in on Tennessee". So I'll venture now that whatever he achieved against Kansas, the TItans' QB can surpass against New England.
In October 2008, the embassy was put up for sale and, the following year, sold to Gulf investor Qatari Diar. Since taking office, Trump has had an icy relationship with the leaders of one of the U.S' closest allies.
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