Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

After sh*thole comment, reporter April Ryan asks Trump if he's racist

U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday Donald Trump reportedly asked why US has to take immigrants 'from s------- countries'
Patty Aguilar | 13 January, 2018, 10:55

Durbin, a key negotiator in DACA talks, recounted the meeting on MSNBC Friday, saying, "He said, 'Haitians".

But two immigration hard-liners, Republican Sens. The unnamed woman was briefing the president about a hostage situation in Pakistan, NBC News explained, when the president asked her, "Where are you from?"

The Republican president sought to walk back comments he reportedly made to senators on Thursday at the meeting, saying, "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used".

CT combed through 2016 U.S. Census data to learn how numerous state's immigrants came from nations of which President Donald Trump reportedly called "s-thole countries". Illinois Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin said Friday that Trump "said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly".

Graham's statement did not detail what Trump said or what Graham told the president in response. "If someone should be ashamed it should be Trump", said Michel Aubry, 38, who lost his left foot when his house collapsed during the 2010 quake. Tim Scott to speak out against Trump's "vile and racist language" he allegedly used in referring to Haiti and African nations, according to a press release from the group.

Trump told lawmakers that the USA should instead seek out more immigrants from countries like Norway.

"I suspect the Democrats are sitting there going, 'Why would we want to compromise with him on anything", said Simpson, a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee. DACA protects from deportation the almost 800,000 immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.

DACA is short for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

It's unclear now how a deal might emerge, and failure could lead to a government shutdown.

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"I will be signing", he said in a Cabinet Room meeting Tuesday. In his speech he said: "No matter what the colour of our skin, or the place of our birth, we are all created equal".

Durbin said, "We have seven days and the clock is ticking". "We are now working to build support for that deal in Congress". But some Democrats have threatened to withhold support unless an immigration pact is forged.

Durbin said people who would be allowed to stay in the US included those who had fled here after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti.

Durbin, of IL, somberly countered Trump's version of events.

Haiti's ambassador to Washington, Paul Altidor, said it was distressing that attention was drawn to the comments on the anniversary and day of remembrance for about 220,000 people killed on the island by the quake. "They're s***hole countries. We should have more people from Norway". Some media outlets also reported that Trump said in reference to Haitians, "take them out".

"The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Donald Trump, the President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the union said in a statement.

For his part, Durbin told the president, "I raised the point If you exclude Haitians from this group of temporary protected people, the conclusion is obvious". There is no transcript or recording of that meeting.

Trump mentioned Norway in derogatory comments about other countries of migration as US senators briefed him on Thursday on a newly drafted bipartisan immigration bill, according to two sources who asked not to be identified.

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