The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's remarks and issued a statement calling for the USA leader to apologise for the remarks. Graham hasn't publicly commented on the meeting.
While Trump and his supports believe that he speaks for the "forgotten men and women" of America, many in his hometown are fuming. This requires a merit-based system that attracts talented, freedom-loving individuals from across the globe, whether they are from Haiti, Norway or anywhere else, ' he wrote. Diversity has always been our strength, not our weakness.
Botswana also said it had summoned the USA ambassador to that country to "express its displeasure" and had asked him whether Botswana "is regarded as a "shithole" country". "Our immigration policy should reflect that truth, and our elected officials, including our President, should respect it".
"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" the US President is reported to have asked legislators on Thursday while discussing protecting immigrants from these countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal at the White House.
Although the President denied he had used such language on Friday, Democratic Sen.
Trump later tweeted Friday morning that he "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". Two Trump allies who were in attendance, Sens. When he was running for office, Trump released a glowing report from his personal physician in NY, who said Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".
South Carolina's Tim Scott, the only black Republican senator, said that if Trump really did use those words it would be "disappointing".
Biden weighed in after the president on Twitter denied making the comment as reported, although Democratic Senator Richard Durbin of IL directly contradicted him.
"The anniversary of the devastating quake 8 years ago is a day to remember the tragedy, honor the resilient people of Haiti, & affirm America's commitment to helping our neighbors", Clinton wrote on Twitter.
Ghana's president Nana Akufo-Addo called Mr Trump's remark "extremely unfortunate", and said that "we will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful".
Cuba condemns Trump's "racist" statements on Haiti, El Salvador
King, we know that America is stronger, more just, and more free because of his life and work", Trump said, Efe news reported . The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used.
"This is not an example of a leak that shows the president to be a jerk", Naftali said.
In exchange, the deal would end extended family "chain migration".
"Haitians?" the President said, according to the source. "I can not leave them alone to hear racist barbs, evil speech, incendiary comment, and blasphemous slander against the image and likeness of God in which they are made".
Parsing the President's comments does little to mitigate their damage, critics said.
Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, said Trump's comments were "unkind, divisive, elitist and fly in the face of our nation's values". "No President in the last 100 years has reduced America's moral authority as he has".
Trump's reported comments drew similar protests from the 55-nation African Union, which called them "hurtful" and "clearly" racist, while the southern African state of Botswana hauled in the U.S. ambassador to complain.
"The AU mission condemns the statement in the strongest terms and demands a retraction of the comment as well as an apology to not only the Africans but to all people of African descent across the globe".
Africans of all stripes took to social media. "Every penny of the $7 billion going to Africa as per Obama will be stolen - corruption is rampant!" he tweeted in 2013.
Many on the world's second most populous continent reached for their smartphones, long-practiced in defending it from easy stereotypes. "Beautiful, hardworking people. We have diamonds, gold, iron, cobalt, uranium, copper, bauxite, silver, petroleum, cocoa, coffee, tea etc".
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The rate is calculated by dividing the number of students who graduate after four years by the number in a high school cohort. That's a 6-point increase from 2016, and a 35-point increase over the past 10 years.
"We have seven days and the clock is ticking".
Trump criticised immigration to his country from El Salvador, Haiti and the African continent, by calling the group "shithole countries".
The clapback and backlash were swift, especially since Donald Trump and the Republican party are doing their damnedest to make the United States itself into a true shithole.
It noted that Trump's comments had immediately sparked "controversy and indignation".
As outrage spread, the US government's own Africa Media Hub tried to put out the flames.
All 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations issued an extraordinary statement saying they were concerned about the "continuing and growing trend from the USA administration towards Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color".
Durbin, a key negotiator in DACA talks, recounted the meeting on MSNBC Friday, saying, "He said, 'Haitians".
The public report from Trump's upcoming exam was also likely to be short and sweet, said George Annas, head of the Center for Health Law, Ethics and Human Rights at Boston University School of Public Health. "I am committed to working with Republicans and Democrats to find common ground so we can move forward".
Botswana summoned the U.S. ambassador to the country to "clarify if Botswana is regarded as a "s***hole" country", according to a foreign ministry statement calling Trump's comments "irresponsible, reprehensible and racist". Others said Trump, a 71-year-old who relishes rejecting political correctness, was voicing views held quietly by many.
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That form has helped propel Guardiola's side to the top of the Premier League and into the last 16 of the Champions League. The 36-year-old Swede is now tied to a short-term contract at Old Trafford which is due to run until the end of the season.