African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'racist'

African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'racist'

African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'racist'

Initially, the White House did not deny Trump's racially charged comments, but Trump claimed today he did not utter such disparaging words during a recent meeting at the Oval Office.

The statement the African ambassadors issued expresses concern over the Trump administration's apparent increasing denigration of Africa "and people of color". "I think President Trump is racially ignorant and racially uninformed".

"For years I and others have been trying to tell you, the American people, this man was exhibiting bigoted behavior". "They weren't shithole when their people were building America".

Trump revoked that protection, which officially ends on July 22, stoking anger and anxiety in the community that was only worsened by what he reportedly said on the subject in a meeting Thursday. Diversity has always been our strength, not our weakness.

Pugh tweeted a statement Thursday calling on all elected leaders to condemn the comments. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA).

His comments drew a chorus of condemnation inside the United States and internationally, especially in Africa.

Durbin praised Graham for being willing to confront the president over remarks roundly criticized as crude or racist on Friday - a term used by Hillary Clinton.

But despite his public denial, Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, said Trump did indeed describe African nations as a "shithole", which Durbin said was "vile, hate-filled and clearly racial in their content". It took courage for what he did.

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The Hollywood Reporter received no response to a request to talk with a CNN executive about the network's standards and policies on referring to the president in such blunt language. "The so-called bipartisan DACA deal presented yesterday to myself and a group of Republican Senators and Congressmen was a big step backwards", he said.

The remarks were allegedly made when lawmakers visited him on Thursday to discuss a bipartisan proposal that would impose new restrictions on immigration but protect the so-called "Dreamers" - hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children - from deportation. "We are now working to build support for that deal in Congress". He later took to Twitter to deny the racist comments.

During a meeting about the program of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly known as DACA, the president of the United States Donald Trump, allegedly made derogatory comments in which he labels immigrants from some countries as "crap".

CNN news host Anderson Cooper has hit out at President Trump in an emotional speech in defence of Haiti after reports Trump questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from "s***hole countries" in Africa.

Even though it was hard, they overcame all odds.

Surrounded by African-Americans, including the nephew of the civil rights leader and prominent African-American Republican Ben Carson, who delivered a speech, Mr Trump said: "Dr King opened the eyes and lifted the conscience of our nation".

Mr Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians. he said, 'Haitians?"

Ryan made his remark Friday at a public forum at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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