Donald Trump: Shock over U.S. president's migrants remarks


Meanwhile, the republican of Haiti says it is "deeply shocked and outraged" by President Donald Trump's reported vulgar remark on migration calling it "racist".

In recent days, a group of Republican and Democratic leaders from the House and Senate have met with the stated goal of crafting an alternative to the Senate bipartisan deal. "Graham and Durbin recognizes the importance of protecting our DREAMers", Pelosi said.

It was first reported by the Washington Post that Trump had called some nations on the continent 'shithole countries'. Chuck Grassley was repeatedly pressed on Trump's fitness for elected office. Her local church includes parishioners from Uganda, Iran, Turkey, China and other countries. Joni Ernst of Iowa said the senator could not verify the vulgarity but "she would not agree' with it".

While demanding a "retraction and an apology" from Trump, the 54 countries also thanked those Americans "from all walks of life who have condemned the remarks".

Ghana, located in West Africa, is one of the region's most politically stable countries, and it has long enjoyed friendly relations with the United States - according to a Pew poll from 2015, 89 percent of the country said they had a favorable view of America, though that number dropped to 59 percent when the same poll was conducted in 2017.

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"All my friends who work out all the time, they're going for knee replacements, hip replacements - they're a disaster, " he The New York Times Magazine in 2015. Venezuela wasn't among the countries President Trump reportedly referred to but his counterpart there took the alleged comments personally.

Beck marvels at the turn of events. But instead of winning Trump's support, as they had expected, the president launched into a broadside against immigration from Haiti and Africa.

Trump scrapped an Obama-era program that gave the 800,000 young immigrants legal protection, setting a March deadline for Congress to offer a fix - though it has been reinstated by a court, for now.

Others said they thought Trump had a point, in a way.

In South Africa, the ruling party declared "ours is not a shithole country" and described Trump as "extremely offensive".

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Trump, according to a White House official, also suggested he would be open to more immigrants from Asian countries because he felt they help the USA economically, The report said. "We have consistently been portrayed as shitty people from shitty countries".

Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside Donald Trump's White House" said the president prefers to be in bed by 6:30 p.m. with a cheeseburger in hand. "I want to stop the massive inflow of drugs", Trump said Friday.

Hard-line immigration activists, who prefer the term "restrictionists", argue that the system they espouse - fewer overall migrants, an end to the family-based system that favours relatives of people already legally in the US and a greater emphasis on picking immigrants with skills - is not racially motivated. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, said they could not recall the comments.

"I appreciate Senator Durbin's statements and have enjoyed working with him and many others on this important issue", Graham said in his statement. "But what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our national interest".

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