Donald Trump denies saying 'sh-hole countries' in private DACA talks

Domingo, 14 Ene, 2018

In December of that year, when he called for a travel ban barring all Muslim travelers from the U.S.

After the report hit, U.S. Sen. Reporter: Democratic senator dick Durbin was in that oval office meeting. Jessie Duarte of South Africa's ruling ANC said on Friday: "Ours is not a s***hole country and neither is Haiti or any other country in distress".

"A repulsive, unacceptable remark, far beneath the dignity of the presidency", said U.S. Sen. "This behavior is unacceptable from the leader of our nation".

Retired Ethiopian long-distance runner Haile Gebrselasse, who won his first 10,000 Olympic gold medal in the U.S. city of Atlanta in 1996, told Reuters Trump's comments did not reflect the views of all Americans.

Condemning the comments "in the strongest terms", the AU demanded "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".

Gobsmackingly, that paper still did not call Trump racist; it lamely called this the latest example of his penchant for "racially tinged" remarks denigrating immigrants. "Hope for Haiti fundamentally rejects the statements that were made".

In an oddly-timed coincidence, the US president yesterday signed a declaration honoring killed civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, three days before the federal holiday celebrated in his honor. They contribute. And there is no disputing the value they add to American society.

Trump on Friday claimed on Twitter that he didn't use the language attributed to him about Haitians, but neither he nor the White House has directly denied his comments on African countries.

The examination was expected to last several hours and will measure things like Trump's blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, heart rate and weight. "America was created by philosophy".

Graham spoke up, confronting Trump's harsh language, which Durbin said "took extraordinary political courage".

"The president is in excellent health", Jackson added after the exam was conducted near Washington.

So yes, calling most of Africa and the Western world's oldest independent black nation the institutional equivalent of a latrine is a new low in racial vulgarity for this president.

The furor over President Donald Trump's vulgar language on immigration has partially obscured the substance of what he was demanding and the profound shift among Republicans away from opposing illegal immigration to pushing new limits on legal migrants, particularly of color. I want safety and security for our people.

"I don't understand what it means to be not a racist in the traditional sense", Johnson said.

The African Union responded to President Donald Trump's description of African nations as "shithole countries." .

Making reference to Trump's reported derogatory comments about Haiti, ambassadors expressed solidarity with the people of Haiti "and others that have been similarly denigrated".

The president and his allies have said the U.S. should move to a "merit-based" system rather than admitting people based on family ties, referring to anyone but spouses and minor children as "extended family". "But if House Speaker Paul Ryan and the hard right in the House of Representatives coalesce behind U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte's proposal on DACA, then we'll have no deal".

There are 11 million people coming through the southern border 'cause they come from countries where they can't find work, and life is miserable.