The Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro said the problem with Trump's remarks was that he used a curse word and that "he said it behind closed doors unlike Joe Biden, while Conservative pundit Ann Coulter said that "s***hole countries" should be given respect by being called "s***hole nations". She said the fight over immigration reform is turning ugly and seems to counter everything she learned about America in school.
Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love, whose family descended from Haiti, called the president's comments "unkind, divisive [and] elitist". We take offense to this description of these lands and of their thoughtful, loving and passionate people.
Pierre is an American teenager, but has Haitian parents. They taught their children to do the same. "This behavior is unacceptable from the leader of our nation".
During an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, Trump questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.
Trump said, "Why do we want all these people from Africa here?"
"When we started to describe the immigration from Africa that was being protected in this bi-partisan major, that's when he used his vile and vulgar comments, calling the nations they come from "shitholes".
He also took issue with Trumps reported suggestion that the United States should welcome immigrants from places like Norway, whose population is overwhelmingly white, instead of from African countries and Haiti.
A White House spokesman defended Trump's position on immigration without directly addressing Trump's remarks.
On CNN, Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that the President's comments were "dangerous" and "do not represent America". Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), came in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform.
Q. "What do you think needs to happen next?" "What's going on?" she said.
Graham continued: 'The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe. The White House later denied he used the word AIDS to describe Haitians. While Trump denied he used that specific word, Sen.
Trump on Thursday rejected a pitch from a bipartisan team of senators on a compromise immigration deal to protect DACA participants while increasing border security. "That was the nature of this conversation", Durbin said.
Controversy is swirling about claims that President Donald Trump made a vulgar comment about struggling countries and their immigrants.
"It cuts like a knife", National Action Network State President Elder James Johnson said of the remarks.
Vice President Joe Biden too felt compelled to challenge President Trump for his racist rhetoric saying 'We're better than this'. Some African governments found themselves in an awkward position as top recipients of United States aid but Botswana's government called Trump's comment "reprehensible and racist". But he attracts a disproportionate share of racists to support him.
King called Trump a "poisonous influence" on the country, the rule of law, common decency and fundamental moral values.
None of the lawmakers knew Carson, and Trump found that surprising, the attendees said. Since they are receiving American aid, they were slow to criticize the president's comment.
"The president's measure of human beings, immigrants or otherwise, is un-American". "The positive comment on Norway makes the underlying sentiment very clear", Colville said.
"Isn't it sad", Marleine Bastien, executive director of Fanm Ayisyen Nan Miyami, a prominent Haitian women's group, told a crowd of several dozen.