"Trump is unworthy to speak of them!" It's incumbent on everyone as global citizens, he said, to challenge the president's views on countries outside the US, especially those that are poor in and need.
After he finished his listless remarks, Trump ignored questions from reporters about whether he was a racist, and whether he referred to specific countries as "s**tholes" and left the room. "So I see this as a thing to celebrate, and I think it's a big part of our strength".
Ryan said his ancestors were Irish and "were really looked down upon".
Some Republicans were also up in arms over the remarks.
One lawmaker in Ghana called for a boycott by developing countries against the United States until Trump leaves office.
Trump's comments came during a ceremony in which he signed a proclamation honoring civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr., who died after an assassin shot him half a century ago. "Get smart, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" "No matter the colour of our skin or place of our birth we are all equal".
A prominent evangelical supporter of President Donald Trump's is standing by him after Trump used a vulgarity to describe African countries.
For comparison, the U.S.is 10th in the Human Development Index, has an average annual salary of $52,543 and ranks 45 in the Global Gender Gap Report, according to information compiled by the Sentinel. Jeffress says Trump has courage and deserved gratitude for his leadership.
"We always knew that President Trump doesn't like people from certain countries or people [of] certain colours", Congressman Luis Gutierrez said.
The comments come a day after Trump, in an Oval Office meeting about immigration, referred to a series of nations as "shithole countries" and questioned why the United States was not welcoming more people from Norway as opposed to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries.
Others who attended the meeting have said that Trump questioned why the USA would accept immigrants from "shithole countries" like Haiti or those in Africa instead of places like Norway, whose prime minister he had met the day before.
But nearly immediately a senator who attended the meeting said it was "the exact word used by the president - not just once but repeatedly". The president, according to Durbin, "said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist". There is bipartisan support for some form of protection, but just how much and what immigration enforcements need to be added in exchange is what's being negotiated now. He did not specifically deny using the word "s***hole".
He complained that the USA, instead, should accept people from places such as Norway.
Norwegians made it clear they would not be moving to the United States, as reportedly suggested.
The ministry also asked the ambassador to clarify whether the United States regarded Botswana as a "shithole" country, adding that Trump's comments were "highly irresponsible, reprehensible, and racist".
Trump on Thursday rejected a pitch from a bipartisan team of senators on a compromise immigration deal to protect DACA participants while increasing border security. The people were not authorized to describe the conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. To no surprise, the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words.
Some are tying the resignation of U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley to the Trump remark, but the State Department says Feeley announced his resignation before the controversy.
Another lawmaker present at the White House meeting, GOP Rep.
Trump reportedly made the remarks at a White House meeting on immigration on Thursday.
South African poet Iain S Thomas tweeted a photo of a blue sky and turquoise sea.