Lawmakers from the GOP and Democrats visited Donald Trump on Thursday to propose a bipartisan immigration protecting African countries, Haiti and El Salvador and the U.S. President asked, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" A year earlier, Bornstein said in a December 2015 letter: "If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency". Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of IL, who was present at the meeting, said the reports were accurate and that "shithole was the exact word used once not twice but repeatedly".
Al Jazeera's Kimberley Halkett reports from Washington DC, US. "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians", Trump said on Twitter Friday. "That's not how a president behaves".
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That moment, though, should have critical to establishing the perception of candidate Trump and the potential pitfalls of his campaign: while U.S. Latinos immediately tried to tell the rest of the country that this man was risky and that his rhetoric would lead to even more hate-filled policies, America said "meh". DACA protects from deportation the almost 800,000 immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.
However, some senators have debunked Trump's response. It had sought clarification from the U.S. envoy as to whether Botswana was on the list of African nations Trump would include in his slur, which the White House did not deny he made, "given that there are Botswana nationals residing in the United States". "Because if it wasn't, it would mean we voted for a racist, like a real one".
Cuba's Foreign Ministry "strongly" condemned Friday night the "racist, denigrating and gross" statements by U.S. President Donald Trump on Haiti, El Salvador and African states.
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To wit: Trump has claimed he objects to the lottery program because it admits terrorists, but he still objects to the deal reached on it because it still allows people (those with TPS) from the wrong countries, the "shithole" countries, to remain.
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The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation.
"It falls into a pattern of nativist and very unpleasant language from a poorly qualified president, if not worse, " said Helge Ogrim, a journalist who formerly covered the United States for the Norwegian News Agency.
But Mr. Trump and his extremist backers spent two years pulling the political fringes into the centre, shifting from insulting immigrants to praising neo-Nazis and indulging the Ku Klux Klan. He said there were "very fine people on both sides" after violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, left one counter-protester dead.
"Wall was not properly funded, Chain & Lottery were made worse and US would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime. countries which are doing badly", he wrote.