Trump's Reported Expletive Hits Home for Connecticut Immigrants

Saturday, 13 Jan, 2018

Interestingly, this comes after he reportedly referred to the immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as "s--holes", in an immigration meeting at the White House earlier. "The community of people without regard to race, class, culture or religion", said Judge Hatchett. "I've never seen a statement like this by African countries directed at the United States".

Instead, Cuomo lauded the United States for welcoming all "no matter what race, what color, what creed, what income level, what education level", and as an experiment that's worked well.

Jacquet is among the Southwest Florida Haitian immigrants shocked at what the president said.

Another lawmaker present at the White House meeting, GOP Rep.

"In the course of (Trump's) comments, he said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist", the IL senator said Friday.

Mr. Graham, in a statement Friday, said he "said my piece directly" to the president on Thursday, and is now turning back to the deal itself.

DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is the law that gave residency status to people who were brought to the country illegally. Indeed, we can be unified not only with each other but with Africa, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, the Middle East and beyond if we recognize President Donald Trump is an enemy of Americans, Republicans, Democrats, Independents and every new child born.

But in another tweet on Friday the president denied that he insulted Haitians. But on Friday, he released a statement that appeared to confirm the tenor of both.

"I can't believe that he could be that woefully ignorant to say something like that in an official setting". He tweeted, "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough but this was not the language used. I'll be very surprised if it doesn't", Trump told reporters on Thursday.

However, some senators have debunked Trump's response. "In regards to Sen".

The government of Botswana asked the U.S. government to clarify if Botswana was regarded as a "shithole country" and called his comments "irresponsible, reprehensible and racist".

The ambassadors also thanked American citizens "from all walks of life who have condemned the remarks".

Some Republicans were also plainly unhappy, with House Speaker Paul Ryan describing the reported comments as "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful". Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and David Perdue, R-Ga., were also pushing for lowered levels of legal immigration. He said the most important thing that the POTUS has done was that he never smoke in his lifetime, reports The Guardian.

But the government of Haiti which Friday marked the eighth anniversary of a devastating natural disaster that killed at least 200,000 people declared itself "outraged and shocked" by the "racist" slur.

Donald Trump's doctor says he is in excellent health, after the 71-year-old president underwent his first medical examination Friday since taking office, the White House said. "There is no excuse for it".

Ndiang'ui is from Kenya and now teaches diversity and is concerned about the president's comments.