Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin on Friday said President Donald Trump used "hate-filled, vile and racist" language when talking about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and that media accounts of what Trump said have been accurate.
On Thursday, Trump was in a private meeting with lawmakers to discuss immigration when those who attended said he questioned why the USA would accept more people from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), came in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform. Trump also reportedly suggested the USA should take immigrants from countries such as Norway, whose prime minister he met with the previous day.
President Trump tweeted he never said anything derogatory about Haitians, other than Haiti is a very poor and troubled country.
Many advocates said the comments shed light on why the Trump administration last fall stripped Haitians of Temporary Protected Status - specialized protection granted to people from countries experiencing significant turmoil - in which it would be unsafe for its citizens to return.
Trump also reportedly said: 'Why do we need more Haitians?
El Salvador's foreign ministry said the USA president had "implicitly" accepted the use of "harsh terms detrimental to the dignity of El Salvador and other countries". "There is no other word you can use but "racist". Dr. Rodney Charitable is a design engineer in the defense industry and a Haitian immigrant who said the portrayal of his country is offensive.
South Africa bowled out for 335 runs in first innings
Soon after, he had du Plessis out bowled with a full one. 14 Innings taken by Hasim Amla to score fifty against India in test. As a collective, India's fast bowlers were far more consistent on the second morning than they had been on day one.
During the 2016 campaign, Pope Francis said that a man with such views was "not Christian", after being asked about Trump's views on immigration and his plans to build a border wall, Reuters reported.
- At a Martin Luther King Jr. proclamation signing on Friday, President Donald Trump ignored questions from a reporter asking if he is a racist. "This isn't just a story about vulgar language, it's about opening the door to humanity's worst side, about validating and encouraging racism and xenophobia", United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said.
A group of African ambassadors at the United Nations also issued a statement Friday to condemn the "outrageous, racist and xenophobic" remarks by the president.
The newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, wrote about the comment in a front-page article about the immigration debate in the United States.
Maina wants more understanding from President Trump, who is the grandson of an immigrant.
He said it was a necessary change, even though the U.S. had been linked to Grosvenor Square for more than 200 years.
Trump has impugned the integrity of an American-born judge with Mexican heritage, saying he should not decide an unrelated case because of Trump's proposed wall between the USA and Mexico.