Trump scrambles as 'shithole' remark fuels outrage

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Durbin: Trump said 'shithole' repeatedly, comments were 'vile, racist'

A group of "extremely appalled" African countries demanded yesterday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations.

"I condemn this unforgivable statement and this demeaning of the office of the Presidency", Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said in a tweet.

As worldwide outrage grows after President Donald Trump reportedly referred to African nations as "sh-hole countries", the president of the NAACP slammed Trump on Friday evening over the reported remarks, outright calling the President of the United States "a racist".

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

At least 10,000 Haitian immigrants came to Southwest Florida after a 2010 natural disaster devastated their nation.

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UN Spokesman Rupert Colville said Trump's comments, if confirmed, were "shocking and shameful" and opened the door to "humanity's worst side and go against universal values". The US Military also carries out training and advisory missions in other African countries, with hundreds of troops performing that mission in Niger and Somalia.

Trump said in a series of Friday morning tweets: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used".

Durbin, the second-highest-ranking Democrat in the Senate, described the president's words as "hateful, vile and racist". Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!

Trump mentioned each of those nations and regions while discussing immigration policy on Jan 11, according to NBC News.

No one is denying, however, that Trump rejected a bipartisan immigration deal brought to him by six senators that addressed not only the now-ended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but also the diversity lottery and temporary protected status programs, funding for border security, and some aspects of the family-based migration system.

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"We have to show the world that this president does not represent the real feelings of most of the American people, which is part of the reason why he lost the popular vote", they said in a joint statement.

So I think the plan here is to try and change the president's mind, essentially, see if they can work with him. "Now, let's face it, when he calls Haiti and El Salvador and Africa a 'sh*thole places, ' a canny person usually from the right wing might say he could have said that about a white place like Moldova". Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems.

"House Speaker Paul Ryan said the vulgar language was "very unfortunate, unhelpful".

The African Union (AU), an organisation which promotes cooperation on the continent, said it was alarmed by Trump's "very racist" comments.

That, Penn said, is what should be the focus, not Trump's remarks.

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Trump's comments were allegedly made on Thursday at a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform. There is no other word you can use but "racist".

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