Abril 20, 2018

Hillary Clinton calls Trump's views "ignorant" and "racist" after president's "sh*thole" comment

14 Enero 2018, 01:09 | Crisanna Felipe

Outrage over Trump slur on 'shithole' countries

New Yorker cover shows Trump 'in the hole' after s--hole comments

Jean, a refugee from Haiti who came to Canada in 1968 and was raised in Thetford Mines, Que., also noted that Friday was the eighth anniversary of a devastating quake that struck her native country, one of 57 member French-language countries - many from Africa - that form La Francophonie.

"I planned to hold my two daughters a little bit tighter tonight, especially my youngest who was the baby I kept in my arms to keep myself from curling up in a fetal position each time I saw a child being pulled from under a school or house on my television screen".

The 2016 letter put Trump's blood pressure and cholesterol measurements in the healthy range, though he uses a cholesterol-lowering statin medication. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, and Rep. Robert Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia - have not made public comments.

"The Government of Botswana is wondering why President Trump, must use this descriptor and derogatory word, when talking about countries with whom the USA has had cordial and mutually beneficial bilateral relations for so many years", said the statement.

Mr Trump's insults - along with his rejection of the bipartisan immigration deal drafted by six senators - also threatened to further complicate efforts to extend protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many of whom were brought to the USA as children and remain there illegally. "I'm sorry, but there's no other word one can use but racist".

Trump denied the report, but Democratic Sen.

"(The President) said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist.

"Today, like many of my fellow Haitians and Haitian-Americans, I planned to mourn the dead".

The unofficial spokesman for President Trump's evangelical advisory council on Friday defended the president for comments he was said to have made about immigrants from places including Africa and Central America.

Republican leaders were largely silent, although House Speaker Paul Ryan said the vulgar language was "very unfortunate, unhelpful".

She spoke up at an event at the White House, as Trump stood beside Isaac Newton Farris, King's nephew, while a group of African-American supporters and members of his administration were on hand in the Roosevelt Room. There are nearly 800,000 young DACA beneficiaries who will face imminent deportation in March if we do not reach a deal.

"The American people will ultimately judge us on the outcome we achieve", Graham said, "not the process which led to it". Trump on Saturday tweeted blame for Democrats "doing nothing to fix DACA", claiming they do not really want a deal.

They should, in fact, seek to counsel the president about what has made America extraordinarily great - our immigration, our open borders.

IN less than a year, Donald Trump has succeeded in transforming the United States from world superpower to world laughing stock. "He forgets the an immigrant country".

"We can now say with 100% confidence that the president is a racist who does not share the values enshrined in our Constitution", congressman Luis Gutierrez said.

"For once, we are all on the same page", an ambassador told AFP. Failure could impact government operations.

Rodriguez said that calling Trump's comments racist "is shameful".

Trump reportedly demanded to know why the USA should accept immigrants from "s***hole countries", after lawmakers raised the issue of protections for immigrants from African nations, Haiti and El Salvador.

It also said there was a serious need "for dialogue between the US Administration and the African countries". "Internationally, such language will deepen the isolation of the United States, a country that is already losing its global prestige".

He stressed the United States was "much stronger than the sum total of one man".

Sheikh Musa Drammeh, a 54-year-old Gambian immigrant and social activist who has called the Bronx home for 30 years, said he wasn't shocked by the remarks, but said they point to a larger problem.

Haitian-Americans Jocelyne Pierre (lt.) and Yanick Gorneo (rt.) chant as they march to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the Haitian quake on January 12, 2018, in Miami, Fla. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!"

Jean, who was born in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince and is now secretary general of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, called Trump's reported remarks "insulting". Day, which is Monday.

Here's what five of the lawmakers who attended the meeting said afterward about the controversy.

In South Africa, a senior official of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) said Trump was "extremely offensive" when he used the term "s**thole countries" to describe developing countries.

The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's vulgar statement.

Floyd, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said: "I would not agree with those comments at all".

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