President Trump denies using expletive to describe African countries

Angelo Anderson
January 13, 2018

On Friday morning the president said on Twitter that he used tough language during the meeting. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" "It took courage for what he did", Durbin said.

"The ambassadors and the charges will note what an honor it is to be in their posts and how much we value our relationship with the people of the nation where they represent us". She said they are hurting prospects for a bipartisan agreement on immigration. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!" the president added. Trump has moved to end the status for immigrants from El Salvador, which could result in 200,000 Salvadorans legally in the United States being deported, and other countries.

The condemnations came as Trump found himself at the center of an global firestorm Friday, a day after he reportedly made the comment during a meeting with lawmakers at the White House.

Trump's reportedly crude outburst against migrants from the African continent and Haiti have set off a firestorm of global rebuke.

After statements from Housing and Urban Development SecretaryBen Carson and King's nephew, Pastor Isaac Newton Farris, Trump gleefully signed the proclamation, handing the black marker to Farris as a keepsake, as is presidential tradition.

Trump's reported remarks came as both Republican and Democratic lawmakers visited him on Thursday to propose a deal on immigration. But the White House later rejected it, plunging the issue back into uncertainty just eight days before a deadline that threatens a government shutdown. Trump asked, according to the Washington Post, which quoted many anonymous sources as stressing that the President was referring to African countries, Haiti and El Salvador. Trump said, suggesting that more immigrants be brought into the country from places like Norway or Asia. Trump met this week with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The White House denied Trump ever uttered those words.

"Dr. King's faith and his love for humanity led him and so many other heroes to courageously stand up for civil rights of African-Americans", said Trump. People on Twitter were quick to condemn the president's remarks while pointing out Norwegians may not want to come to the United States.

DACA protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation. Trump said, according to reports from multiple news outlets.

Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, described the president's words as "hateful, vile and racist".

The White House did not deny Trump's "shithole" comments in describing countries where the majority of residents are persons of color.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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