Almost a year into Trump's presidency, members of Congress are still struggling to relate to the unorthodox Trump and his spontaneous, often crude remarks. He acknowledged using some "tough language but denied saying "anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country".
Jean, a refugee from Haiti who came to Canada in 1968 and was raised in Thetford Mines, Que., also noted that Friday was the eighth anniversary of a devastating natural disaster that struck her native country, one of 57 member French-language countries - many from Africa - that form La Francophonie.
Mr Trump has received global condemnation for his comment, one of those criticisms coming from Botswana, whose Ministry of worldwide Affairs and Cooperation called on the US's ambassador to Botswana "to express its displeasure at the alleged utterances made by the President of the United States".
A Haitian immigrant who lives in Maryland says he hopes most Americans see it differently.
Like Trump, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida is a member of the Republican Party.
Commenting on the White House meeting, Graham said on Friday that diversity had always been the United States' strength.
Senior congressman Mike Simpson said: "The rhetoric just makes it more hard, and that's unfortunate". "The president and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel".
Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett, reporting from Washington, DC, said: "The calls for the president to apologise for his remarks are intensifying inside and outside the U.S., but for now, that apology does not appear likely". "Take them out", he said. "We are now working to build support for that deal in Congress".
As the 16-day DreamWeek, which is now ongoing, is about respecting, listening and learning from each other, Nakpodia said he can't dismiss Trump's comment.
The teaser trailer for Dark Souls Remastered was frustratingly brief and didn't offer a good look at the updated gameplay. This version of the game will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Chasing 458, South Africa had its back against the wall and had to survive the last day on a deteriorating pitch at the Wanderers. India have won just two Test matches on South African soil in 25 years of touring - in 2006-07 and 2010-11.
The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 19.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Kessel matched that with a power-play goal of his own with Crosby and Malkin collecting the assists.
Also, insider Ricardo Oberlander sold 6,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The stock of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 28 by Societe Generale.
Barclays reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Hess (NYSE:HES) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. Confluence Investment Management Llc bought 3,216 shares as the company's stock declined 6.32% while stock markets rallied.
He had six rebounds. "Blocked shots come on transition baskets and that's what really helps our team get energized". The loss for California (7-11, 1-4) was its fourth straight, punctuating an abysmal performance in the second half.
Her son told her to stay upstairs, but he told KSBY-6 she went to the ground level and was taken by the knee-deep current of mud. More than 1,200 workers have been deployed in the town of about 9,000 residents for the search and cleanup effort.
The stock of Achaogen, Inc. 103,983 shares valued at $2.66 million were bought by Flannery John Leonard on Tuesday, August 8. The stock has a market capitalization of $162,690.00, a P/E ratio of 21.81, a PEG ratio of 2.14 and a beta of 1.07.
Black smoke could still be seen billowing from the site of the collision as oil left behind by the tanker continued to burn. The stricken tanker, Sanchi , had drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone and "suddenly ignited", reports said .
Cavs seek first win of season over Pacers
Casey said he sees improvement in his team. "You're dealing with human behaviour and human behaviour is unpredictable sometimes". The Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors meet Saturday in National Basketball Association action at the Air Canada Centre.
Nobody Can Believe What Conte Did With Hazard vs Leicester City
Dragovic struggled to find his feet initially as he was troubled by Morata in the first-half but steadied as the game progressed. For that, Claude Puel must take a large slice of the credit in this battle of the two most recent Premier League champions.
Zuma booed by ANC members at #ANC106 rally
The slight dip in the rand reflected investor caution ahead of an important speech on Saturday by ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa. ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe called for the crowd to welcome him, to which they responded by booing.
Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention
While Trump and his supports believe that he speaks for the "forgotten men and women" of America, many in his hometown are fuming. He did not specifically deny using the word "shithole". "I don't get that", said No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas.
Prez greets nation on eve of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal
Being a spiritual festival, devotees take a dip in the holy water of Ganga to get away their sins at various Holy pilgrimage. It marks the Sun's transit into Makara (Capricorn) which means the end of the winter solstice and the start of longer days.
Chevy Silverado drops 450 pounds for its debut in Detroit
Such a milestone almost demands a blockbuster product, which Chevy seems quite confident it has just that in the 2019 Silverado . Twelve of them are fixed and can handle 500 pounds each - twice the maximum capacity of the tie-downs in the outgoing Silverado.
Ozil could stay, Sanchez unlikely: Wenger
The pundit's words are a little odd given that Jose never admitted interest in Alexis Sanchez despite him claiming so. It seems all but set in stone that Sanchez will only be an Arsenal player for a few more months.
Rafa Benitez locked in transfer stand-off with Mike Ashley
So we can not say we will let players leave on loan if we don't have a replacement. "Then after, we can consider anything". He (Ashley) knows he has to improve the team so that we have the quality which allows us to stay in the Premier League .