Africa alarmed by Trump's racial rant

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Multiple senators of both parties confirmed or suggested Friday that Trump used those words.

Immigration is one of the issues that Pope Francis, who has strongly defended the rights of developing countries, and Trump have clashed over.

A number of slogans were also projected onto the building.

The White House physician pronounced Donald Trump to be in "excellent health" after Trump had his first medical exam as US president on Friday, capping off a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny.

Durbin, who was at the White House meeting on Thursday to discuss immigration, is the first to go on the record confirming reports that Trump referred to African nations as "shithole countries", and that the U.S. should "take. out" Haitians now living in the U.S. Trump reportedly also commented that the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Norway.

Miller is providing Trump advice that's tone-deaf on how emotionally invested Senate Democrats are on immigration, said a person familiar with the talks. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.

Trump said, according to unidentified sources. Not racially charged. Racist. "The church of Jesus Christ is led by, among others, our brothers and sisters from Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean".

Durbin said that despite Trump's rejection of the bipartisan deal he would introduce it as legislation next week and work on getting Democratic and Republican support for passage. "People have come to this country from everywhere, and people from everywhere have made America great".

Mark Harris from culture website Vulture added: "I'm looking at the word "S***HOLE" on many different channels right now".

And MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace tore into the President: "This is so abnormal".

"Our values as a nation bond us together and define who we are", he said, and "form the foundations of trust" in the workplace.

President Donald Trump granted Iran sanctions relief to give Tehran "1 last chance to see if we can change their behavior".

The African Union, an organization comprised of all 55 African nations, blasted President Donald Trump's comments that the continent contained "shithole countries."

Attendees were taken aback by his vulgar wording, according to two people briefed on the meeting who spoke to the Post.

Ignoring shouted questions about the mounting firestorm over race, the president paid tribute during a ceremony to the reverend's "peaceful crusade for justice and equality".

After an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks, the group 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 color".

For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the US and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that it's as a poorly veiled attempt to produce a whiter America.

El Salvador's protected status, initiated in response to the devastating 2001 natural disaster, was removed this week, effective from September 2019.

"Shithole? Thought they said he was so impressed with us just last September?"

The US itself has its own problems such as unemployment among millions of people, inequality and non-access to healthcare for many poor people, Duarte said.

Those in favour of the move argue the TPS program was never meant to provide long-term residency.

But Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said by Durbin to have voiced objection to Trump's comments during the meeting, issued a statement that did not dispute the remarks.

Underscoring the hurdles facing the effort, other Republicans undercut the significance of the deal the half-dozen senators hoped to sell to Trump.

"Chain migration" as a term is offensive, Durbin said he told the president.

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