African countries demand Trump apology

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"These are shocking and shameful comments from the president of the United States", U.N. spokesman Rupert Colville said. Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin of IL, who was in the meeting, reconfirmed Friday that Trump repeatedly "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist".

"I'm bothered by what he said, but I don't think the entire America would agree with him", Charitable said. Why do we want all these people from Africa here?

"Racism is just a word that is being bandied about and thrown.at the president unjustly", she said. He said Twitter denials by Trump are "not true".

Graham continued: 'The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe.

The reports prompted outrage and accusations of racism from people in the USA and the rest of the world. Diversity has always been our strength, not our weakness.

"The USA we know is one that was built with blood and sweat of African slaves and immigrants from all over". David Perdue, and Arkansas Sen. Haiti and the other countries involved in this discussion are generally poor, underdeveloped and plagued with challenges that make life hard.

"President Trump called on Congress to solve the DACA challenge", the statement read.

Jackson is expected to brief reporters in more detail on Tuesday at the White House.

Both Republican and Democratic senators had been working for months to craft legislation that would protect 700,000 young adults who were brought into the United States illegally as children and later shielded from deportation under a programme known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. It took courage for what he did. "We have a right and a responsibility to hold the president to a higher standard". Putting America first shouldn't mean bashing people of other nations trying to achieve the American dream. As president, he criticized "both sides" after violence broke out following a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

"I'm going to make sure we work to remember what he said in the midterm election ... and clearly we will not have short memories in 2020", she said.

'I appreciate Senator Durbin's statements and have enjoyed working with him and many others on this important issue.

Trump disputed the reports in a tweet Friday morning, although he did not directly deny using the word.

Republican US Representative Mia Love, a daughter of Haitian immigrants, said the comments were "unkind, divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation's values" and called on Mr Trump to apologise to the American people and to the countries he denigrated. Take them out, ' though he denies speaking disparagingly about Haitians. He also said Haiti should be left out of any immigration deal.

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

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