Mass. leaders condemn Trump's alleged vulgar comment on immigrants

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Botswana's government on Friday announced it was inquiring about the comments through its US ambassador, while the president of Senegal condemned the reported remarks.

"The USA we know is one that was built with blood and sweat of African slaves and immigrants from all over".

Graham released a statement saying that he "said [his] piece directly" to Trump, but not addressing whether the president had insulted any countries.

CT combed through 2016 U.S. Census data to learn how numerous state's immigrants came from nations of which President Donald Trump reportedly called "s-thole countries".

The US President has provoked fresh controversy after allegedly asking a group of senators why the US had to allow in immigrants from "s***hole countries" in Africa and the Caribbean rather than from places like Norway. It is meant for individuals who moved to the United States illegally before the age of 16. First, he insisted his senseless wall be part of an immigration deal and now Trump is spouting vile profanities about Haitian and African immigrants from the Oval Office.

He has been backed by two Republicans who were at the White House meeting, but Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said Mr Trump called African countries "shitholes" several times and used "racist" language.

"I think Trump is a good president for me", Mario Gonzalez, from Cuba, said.

"No, I don't there there will be", he said.

President Akufo-Addo tweeted that Trump's reported language was "extremely unfortunate", adding: "We are certainly not "a shithole country".

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett, reporting from Washington, DC, said: "The calls for the president to apologise for his remarks are intensifying inside and outside the U.S., but for now, that apology does not appear likely".

Many US media outlets reported the comments on Thursday, quoting witnesses or people briefed on the meeting. Trump denies using the word "shithole" including towards Haiti, which is marking the eighth anniversary of a devastating natural disaster.

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren called Trump's comments racist, vile and disgusting in a Facebook post Friday and took the opportunity to talk about a child who was in Haiti when the quake it. "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians". "There is no other word one can use but "racist".

Doron said he doubts that Trump will ever face up to his words.

Members of his own Republican party have also distanced themselves from Trump's comments.

His comments sparked widespread condemnation yesterday both within the United States and worldwide.

"He is the president of the United States".

More and more countries and organizations are joining the global chorus of condemnation of President Trump's racially-charged comments while speaking to lawmakers in the Oval Office on Thursday.

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