According to U.S. media reports, citing people with knowledge of the conversation, Trump asked during a conversation about immigration: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, right, as they meet to discuss immigration in the Roosevelt Room in the White House, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Washington.
In Haiti, on the eighth anniversary of a devastating quake that killed about 220,000 people, the government also summoned the top USA diplomat for an explanation, while the Haitian ambassador to Washington called for an apology. Take them out, ' though he denies speaking disparagingly about Haitians. He also reportedly suggested that the United States should bring in more people from countries like Norway.
In a tweet on Friday, Trump denied using the word "shithole", but Durbin insisted that the president had indeed said it. Mahama's tweet used an altered image of an Oval Office meeting featuring Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to mock that mistake.
He added: "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". The government of Botswana on Friday issued a statement condemning the remarks, calling them "irresponsible, reprehensible and racist", and urging other nations to take a stand against Trump's remarks. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!", the President tweeted.
He reportedly used an expletive while talking about immigrants from certain countries.
In fiscal year 2016, 1.18 million people became legal permanent residents of the United States, according to data from the Department of Homeland Security. I will not be diverted from all possible efforts to continue negotiating to stop the deportations.
Former President Obama has a message for President Donald Trump: Pay close attention to your behavior because it has the potential to impact the nation's culture and values. "I will simply repeat that Canada is a country of openness of respect and we will continue to be there to support friends around the world and to welcome people who will contribute to building a stronger country".