Trump's Derogatory Remarks Resonate Through Florida

Trump's Derogatory Remarks Resonate Through Florida

"As individual Christians, we have a biblical responsibility to place the needs of others above our own, but as Commander-in-Chief, President Trump has the constitutional responsibility to place the interest of our nation above the needs of other countries".

"Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" the President reportedly asked lawmakers, arguing that the USA should have more people coming from countries like Norway.

He turned to Twitter to state: "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country".

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. The legislation would provide a pathway to citizenship for so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as children, but would also incorporate other border and internal security provisions to try to appease Republicans.

The group's mission in Washington DC expressed its "shock, dismay and outrage" and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans.

The president, who appeared in a videotaped address, has big support from the newly hyphenated Venezuelans and Cubans, who support his hard line against those governments.

The ANC is not in a position to stop any president from any country from saying anything they wish, she said. But there can be no disagreement among Republicans or Democrats that Trumps language and the message it sends to the world cannot stand.

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The UN has also branded as racist, the reported remark branding Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African nations as "shithole countries".

Alisha Laventure, the daughter of Haitian immigrants and a TV news anchor in Dallas, delivered a powerful rebuttal to President Trump's infamous comments in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), according to CNN.

But Mr Trump has denied using the language reported.

"I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians", the president said.

The president also asked why the United States would allow more immigrants from Haiti and Africa rather than countries like Norway.

"The Haitian government condemns in the strongest terms these abhorrent and obnoxious remarks which, if proven, reflect a totally erroneous and racist view of the Haitian community and its contribution to the United States", it said.

Durbin said Graham immediately spoke up against Trump's comments, and he commended the Republican senator for doing so. It has always sparked fierce debates in the U.S. about whether to brand Trump as a racist and a xenophobe. "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.

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