"Because this is who Donald Trump is".
Durbin said Trump repeatedly referred to African countries as "shitholes". During that discussion, he made his inflammatory comments about "shithole countries". "I'm not going to say, 'Oh, gee, I want this or that.' I'll be signing it".
"The president made a mistake making those comments", Kilmeade said. So Graham and Durbin have been working tirelessly on a compromise bill that can win Republican and Democratic votes, and whether it can advance on Capitol Hill depends heavily on whether it receives Trump's blessing. Another White House source explained the language Trump used as his way of trying to emphasize his support for a merit-based immigration system.
"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" the Washington Post quoted him as saying. Noah continued. "Don't get me wrong, it might take a few weeks, but as soon as the news donkey reaches our village we'll be so mad". "I don't know what qualities the North American people see in him".More news: Philadelphia Eagles injury report: 2 players questionable for playoff game vs. Falcons
"If you're at a bar, and you're in Wisconsin, and you think they're bringing in a bunch of Haiti people, or El Salvadorians, or people from Niger, this is how some people talk", he said. "Those places are unsafe, they're dirty, they're corrupt, and they're poor and that's the main reason those immigrants are trying to come here". "The Dems will threaten "shutdown", but what they are really doing is shutting down our military, at a time we need it most".
The African nation said it had accepted U.S. citizens over the years, including senior government officials, which is "why we view the utterances by the current American President as highly irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist". People seeking a better way of life.
Trump's remarks were remarkable even by the standards of a president who has been accused of racism by his foes and who has routinely smashed through public decorum that his modern predecessors have generally embraced. "The same poll that he tweeted!" A deal was put in front of the president on Thursday, but he rejected it.
At a Thursday meeting with lawmakers at the White House, Trump questioned a deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some African nations. Dick Durbin's comments this morning, came less than 30 minutes after "Fox and Friends" host and frequent defender of Trump, Brian Kilmeade, criticized the president for the remark. "In the spirit of the people of Haiti we feel in the statements, if they were made, the president was either misinformed or miseducated about Haiti and its people", he said in a statement. If you're not thinking that, then you are just as much a part of the problem as he is.