Vulgarity used by president projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

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The African ambassadors issued the statement late Friday following an emergency meeting after Mr. Trump used vulgar language to reject an immigration bill, asking why the USA would take in more people from Haiti and "sh*thole countries" in Africa.

Durbin, the second-highest-ranking Democrat in the Senate, described the president's words as "hateful, vile and racist".

Among his objections, Mr Trump said the USA "would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime countries which are doing badly". "He said these hate-filled things".

"But they have no confirmation yet", Saati said.

Former governor general Michaëlle Jean was among those Canadians who sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday for reportedly using vulgar language to describe Haiti and countries in Africa. He wrote: "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". The president said he has a wonderful relationship with Haitians and suggested future meetings probably should be recorded.

American Jewish groups are slamming President Donald Trump for allegedly making disparaging comments about immigrants from third world countries.

"Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?"

In Haiti, on the eighth anniversary of a devastating quake that killed about 220,000 people, the government also summoned the top United States diplomat for an explanation, while the Haitian ambassador to Washington called for an apology. Mr Ryan was one of many commentators and analysts who referred to the treatment of Irish immigrants to America in previous centuries, as criticism of Mr Trump's comments grew throughout the day.

Trump questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and counties in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected the bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.

Many social media users accused the president of being a "pathological liar" with one person saying: "Nobody believes you Trump!".

The United Nations human rights body said the comments, if confirmed, were "racist". Dick Durbin and South Carolina Republican Sen.

"Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people", he said. His comments sparked widespread condemnation yesterday both within the United States and worldwide. The group also implied that the Trump administration harbors misconceptions about Africa and its people. "She said what people need to do-black and brown people need to do-is pick up the phone and start calling the airlines and saying, 'Book me a ticket to S-hole'".

Lindsey Graham, a Republican, joined other lawmakers who had been working on immigration legislation of their own at the White House Thursday.

Despite the back and forth regarding Trump's reported remarks, several lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have decried the language and condemned the comments.

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