According to those briefed on the conversation, the president used the phrase * a href="http://abc7chicago.com/politics/trump-why-allow-immigrants-from-s***hole-countries/2930875/" *"s***hole countries" while questioning why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and nations in Africa, rather than places like Norway.
The president tweeted Friday, insisting "this was not the language used". And it prompted senators who were present at the meeting to answer questions Friday about their recollections of the startling remarks.
- There's an estimated 36,000 Haitians living in Central Florida and they're reacting to President Trump's comments about their country. Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians.
Several lawmakers expressed disappointment and disgust, with Republican Sen.
Rebecca Black, an immigration lawyer in Jacksonville, said the city has immigrants from all over the world, and they are closely watching the DACA issue.
Sens. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) and Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) had proposed cutting the visa lottery program by 50 percent and then prioritizing countries already in the system, a White House official said.
"The president and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel", Graham continued. "That was the nature of this conversation". "I'm sorry but there is no other word for this but racist".Читайте также: Ellen DeGeneres mourns the loss of her father
The president reportedly referred to African countries with a vulgarity during a meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on immigration.
"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"
Paul G. Altidor, Haiti's ambassador to the United States, said Haitian officials "vehemently condemn" Trump's comments, which he said were based on stereotypes.
"We've got this bipartisan group".
But she said it's proof Trump and many others are misinformed about the contributions many Haitians have made to their communities.
"He continued: "....countries which are doing badly. I was very proud of him, it took courage for what he did. I want safety and security for our people. "Do we need more Haitians?'"
So are those at the Greater Haitian American Chamber of Commerce.
The comments are salt in the wound for Jacquet, and other Haitians who are remembering the deadly 2010 quake that killed hundreds of thousands of Haitians eight years ago, Friday. "Take care of our Military, and our Country, FIRST!" "Hope for Haiti fundamentally rejects the statements that were made".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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