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African states demand Trump apologise for racist remark

14 January 2018

Was in the room. While recounting her parents' story, Laventure had to comment on the vulgarity and lack of decorum Trump displayed.

Reacting to the reports, Haiti's government said it was "profoundly outraged and shocked" over what it described as Mr Trump's "racist" comments.

The president later said of his controversial remarks on Twitter that "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!"

DACA is short for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Trump and Congress are trying to resolve it after Trump ended the program. "That's when he used these vile and vulgar comments, calling the nations they come from 'shitholes.' The exact word used by the president, not just once, but repeatedly", he said. Made up by Dems.

"I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians", the president said. "President Trump is clearly more concerned with ending the future flow of immigrants from Africa and the African diaspora than providing relief to DREAMers [undocumented immigrants who arrived as youths] who came here through no fault of their own".

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The comments, first reported Thursday by The Washington Post, were made during a presentation by Durbin and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham about bipartisan legislation to protect from deportation those immigrants who were illegally brought to the U.S.as children by their parents.

Sen. Richard "Dick" Durbin, responds to a question about the Cairo housing crisis, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, during the Paul Simon Institute's 20th anniversary at the Hiram H. Lesar Law Building auditorium.

"For example, let's say you think black people are lesser and let's say you're also going to talk about it in public", he continued.

"If you're willing to let this language fly, you're part of the problem".

The POTUS' mental competency has been making headlines since excerpts of the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" have been published. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia, had been pushing for stronger immigration enforcement and a less generous package for the Dreamers.

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Ryan said his ancestors were Irish and 'were really looked down upon.' He called immigration 'a attractive story of America ' and said Africans in his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin, are 'incredible citizens'. All were immigration hardliners: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Florida Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, North Carolina Sen.

Beyond the glaring racism, Trump's off-the-cuff remark revealed another aspect of his mentality: he wants successful immigrants only.

"These statements, full of hatred and contempt, produce indignation in the Cuban people, proud of the contribution given throughout its history by nationals and their descendants from different latitudes, particularly Africans and Haitians, to the forging of our nationality", said the Ministry in an official statement.

For any bill to pass the Senate will require some support from Democrats.

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African states demand Trump apologise for racist remark