Sen. Lindsey Graham confronted president on 'sh--hole' comment, fellow senator says

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Durbin, who was at the White House meeting on Thursday to discuss immigration, is the first to go on the record confirming reports that Trump referred to African nations as "shithole countries", and that the U.S. should "take. out" Haitians now living in the U.S. Trump reportedly also commented that the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Norway.

Reports of the president's language referring to people of color from the other countries drew criticism from USA lawmakers of both major parties and critics overseas who said they could not be described as anything but racist. Day, according to The Daily Beast.

A White House statement issued Thursday notably did not deny that Trump used the vulgarity to refer to African countries, but on Friday morning, Trump shifted gears.

At the White House meeting Durbin and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham briefed the president on the newly drafted, bipartisan immigration bill.

As Graham read the agreement, Trump started making comments and asking questions, Durbin said.

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Three people briefed on the conversation say Trump questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway.

Members of Central Florida's Haitian community on Friday criticized reports that President Donald Trump used a vulgar remark to describe the country on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 quake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history. "It is not true". Trump said, "We should have more people from Norway", according to one source briefed on the conversation. Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians. he said, "Haitians?"

"Dreamers" is term used for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the United States as children.

El Salvador says it has sent a diplomatic protest note to the United States expressing the country's "resounding rejection" of Mr Trump's remarks.

Meanwhile, The Nigerian Daily Post had the headline, "Trump allegedly calls Africa 's-hole, ' orders 259,000 immigrants out of U.S".

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Trump then told the senators, " 'Haitians - we don't need more Haitians, '" Durbin said. I was very proud of him, it took courage for what he did. "Probably", the president concluded this morning, citing to a lack of trust on all sides, we "should record future meetings" of this type.

The White House has not disputed the report. I want safety and security for our people. Botswana's government called Trump's comment "reprehensible and racist", while Senegal's President Macky Sall said he was shocked.

At the end of the meeting, Durbin said, it was clear Trump had rejected the plan. "As always, I look forward to considering additional ideas that could make the proposal even better", Mr.

The Rev. Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Dallas says that, apart from the reported choice of words, "Trump is right on target in his policy".

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