She said asking if Trump is racist is not enough, that people need to do something that will have an "economic impact". But I can not believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard the president speak yesterday.
Trump reportedly demanded to know why the USA should accept immigrants from "shithole countries", after lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador.
Haitians at home and overseas were stunned, and Internet message boards and radio stations were flooded with angry and anguished comments. Durbin, after all, said Trump made it repeatedly and that, at one point, Sen. Back at Abass Diallo's African Market, customers called the president's comments insulting.
Fallout from the president's racist comments on immigration continued early Saturday, as the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, condemned Donald Trump in a tweet. Several local leaders spoke on the president's vulgar remarks Friday morning before the Chicago's 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Interfaith Breakfast, including Durbin.
"We can solve the DACA issue, but we've got to have some structural changes to how people come into the country", Senator Perdue said in the TV interview.
AU Spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo pointed out the U.S. role in the Atlantic slave trade as an example of how African countries, Trump described in contemptuous terms, were exploited in a shameful manner. "And whether you vote for me or you don't vote for me, I really want to be your greatest champion, and I will be your champion whether you vote for me or not". "Never said "take them out".
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Trump has denied using the expletive "sh**hole" and says he does not dislike Haitians.
"The President's physical exam today at Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre went exceptionally well", Dr Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, said in a statement on Friday.