Tom Cotton (Ark.) and David Perdue (Ga.), who released a joint statement saying, "We do not recall the President saying these comments specifically". In using the same label, CNN's Don Lemon asked, "how many examples do you need of this?"
UN Spokesman Rupert Colville said Trump's comments, if confirmed, were "shocking and shameful" and opened the door to "humanity's worst side and go against universal values". I understand how powerful they are.
Despite the criticism, the White House did not walk back the president's remarks.
You've seen the comments in the press. You read that right - one-fourth of its workers left the country.
Trump reportedly demanded to know why the USA allows so much immigration from the aforementioned "shithole countries" in a meeting with lawmakers about immigration policy on Thursday. It is not true. The president, according to Durbin, "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist". "Yes, they will, but that's OK", Mr Goldstein said. Pugh called upon all elected leaders, regardless of party, to condemn the president's comments. "If you're at a bar, and you're from Wisconsin, and you're thinking, 'They're bringing in a bunch of Haiti people, or El Salvadorians, or people from Niger.' This is how some people talk". The second is Honduran and the third is Haitian.
That was the nature of this conversation.
President Donald Trump's invitation to Norwegians to immigrate to the United States, while railing against entrants from "shithole" countries, has received a glacial reception in this Nordic country. How does it help or hurt America?
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond and House Judiciary top Democrat Jerrold Nadler said they would seek to introduce a censure resolution against Trump next week. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who also attended Thursday's meeting, claimed the alleged quotes were accurate. The White House has not denied the language, nor have the several Republican lawmakers in the meeting. Choking up, he said: "Some may believe that my remarks crossed the line".
"They tended to be farm laborers". Trump questioned at a White House meeting Thursday why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and Africa than from places like Norway. As always, I look forward to considering additional ideas that could make the proposal even better.
Graham was present for the meeting Thursday, and Illinois Sen.
Haiti's Ambassador to the USA, has also formally summoned an American official to explain the president's comments and said the government "vehemently" condemned them, NBC News contributor Yamiche Alcindor. CNNs Kaitlan Collins spoke with White House staffers who predicted that it will actually resonate with his base, not alienate it, much like his attacks on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem did. Another former official with the administration rationalized the comments to BuzzFeed by pointing out that theres a large segment of voters who it resonates with as anti-P.C.
Prominent Kenyan commentator Patrick Gathara told AFP that Trump's words were nothing new.
At a forum Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ryan, R-Wis., said, "We just have to get it done".
Jeffress sent out the statement as many evangelical leaders condemned the remarks as offensive and racist.
Oh, and now this revelation over chain migration. DREAM Act beneficiaries would have very limited ability to sponsor family members.
In fact there was a time when we did. President Woodrow Wilson dispatched U.S. Marines to invade the Caribbean country in 1915 after its president was assassinated.