Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday said Donald Trump's reported description of African nations as "shithole countries" was unacceptable, while his predecessor branded the USA head of state a racist. Of course, "The Trump Show" being "The Trump Show", that effectively happened last week, with Stephen K. Bannon's defenestration not merely from the White House and President Trump's orbit, but also apparently from the series as a whole.
"All of you who over the last few years have uttered that exhausted, lazy, uninformed, uneducated response of calling me and others who point out racist behavior "racists, ' you know what you can go do?" Sanders said at the time that the president was simply thirsty, calling questions about his health "ridiculous". "I think it fundamentally poisons the relationship with numerous countries". "But, if you're saying somebody's from a s--hole country, to me it doesn't make sense".
In 2015, there were 676,000 Haitian immigrants in the United States, up from 587,000 in 2010, accounting for less than 2 percent of the USA foreign-born population, according to the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute.
Multiple TV journalists have flatly declared that Trump has revealed himself as a racist.
Haitians on the island and across the United States, where more than 600,000 Haitians live, offered prayers at ceremonies for those who were killed by the 7.0 magnitude natural disaster that struck on January 12, 2010.
Farris said that the comments were "another example of him (Trump) speaking without knowing the facts".
"It falls into a pattern of nativist and very unpleasant language from a poorly qualified president, if not worse, " said Helge Ogrim, a journalist who formerly covered the United States for the Norwegian News Agency.
The group's mission in Washington DC expressed its "shock, dismay and outrage" and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans.
To Democrats and some historians, there is little dispute given the president's own words and actions. Trump's fellow travelers have gone to great lengths to obscure this posture. And I told him we had an agreement and I wanted to present it to him.
After Trump disparaged African nations in foul terms, they said, Graham answered with an impassioned defense of immigrants and immigration as essential to the American ideals of diversity and inclusion.
"That's not something I want to talk about", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said. On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that his "language was tough" but "this was not the language used".
The 55-nation African Union condemned the remarks on Friday, while a statement from ambassadors of all countries from the continent at the United Nations demanded a retraction and apology.
Trump past year ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided protection from deportation and the ability to legally work in the country.
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation. He also claimed there were "very fine people on both sides" after violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, left one counter-protester dead.
Yet there's no doubt that the episode has added new fuel to the charges of racism that have dogged Trump for years, since long before he assumed the presidency.
President Trump has asked Congress for $18-B for the first phase of The Wall, for which Mexican officials have said they will not pay. Some Democrats are threatening to withhold their votes - which Republicans will need to push that legislation through Congress - unless an immigration accord is reached.