Democratic senator Dick Durbin also condemned Mr Trump's language during the meeting as "hate-filled, vile and racist". The government of Botswana on Friday issued a statement condemning the remarks, calling them "irresponsible, reprehensible and racist", and urging other nations to take a stand against Trump's remarks. Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems.
"Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country", he tweeted. The president said he has a wonderful relationship with Haitians and suggested future meetings probably should be recorded. "We ask him to clarify why citizens of one country are "more desirable" than those of another and why the USA does 'not need more Haitians".
"In addition to being insulting to us, more importantly it's quite disrespectful and insulting to the people that we're trying to help and the friends and colleagues that we've made there over the last eight years", Furey said in an interview.
Meanwhile, Twitter users were not impressed with the president's "shithead" explanation for the controversial remarks and lack of an apology.
Mr Trump's alleged comments came during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday where he questioned why America would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal.
U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois, said President Donald Trump has "stooped to a new level" Saturday.
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In Venezuela, the seventh meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance for the People of America (ALBA) reviewed the incident, collectively stating that they considered Trump's racist slur - directed at Latin American and African nations - offensive.
The African Union responded to President Donald Trump's description of African nations as "shithole countries." . In response to the reports, Trump tweeted that his language was "tough, but this was not the language used".
"I think Trump is a good president for me", Mario Gonzalez, from Cuba, said.
"The USA we know is one that was built with blood and sweat of African slaves and immigrants from all over". In December, The New York Times reported Trump said past year that people from Nigeria who came to the USA would never "go back to their huts" in Africa. To no surprise, the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words. "Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people", White House spokesperson Raj Shah said in a statement.
Ah, so it's not that Trump is opposed to all immigration, just immigration from people who aren't white.
"I have seen the comments in the press, I have not read one of them that's inaccurate", Durbin told reporters in Chicago.