And when I mentioned that fact to him, he said "Haitians, do we need more Haitians?"
But Trump has made off-the-wall racial comments like this before, according to Dr. Milliardaire Syverain, owner of the Shasa Medical Group, a skincare and weight loss clinic in Redwood City. "You can not dismiss entire countries and continents as "s...holes", whose entire populations, who are not white, are therefore not welcome", United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said. You've seen the comments in the press.
His comments also come on the heels of a week filled with tense back and forth over immigration reform policy.
In an Oval Office conversation Thursday, the president asked "why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal", the AP reported.
"I can not believe in this history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday", Durbin told reporters in Chicago, Friday prior to a breakfast honoring famed civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage after he was reported to have used crude language to describe foreign countries in an Oval Office meeting.
But I can not believe in the history of the White House in that Oval Office any president has ever spoken the words I personally heard our president speak yesterday.
Biden, who got a reputation for for public gaffes while in office, has not closed the door on a possible presidential run against Trump.
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Given Trump's record with the truth, we find Durbin more believable in this case.
Jeffress says Trump has a constitutional responsibility as commander in chief to protect the U.S.
"Haitians don't deserve such treatment", Altidor said.
In a strongly-worded statement, the United Nations said it was impossible to describe the President's remarks as anything other than racist.
U.S. President Donald Trump seemingly denied Friday he referred to African nations as "shitholes", the morning after his reported comments sent American media into a frenzy.
Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians. he said, 'Hatians?" Trump then suggested that the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway, whose prime minister he met with on Wednesday.
"There is no other word one can use but "racist"..."
Hillary Clinton condemned President Donald Trump's reported comment Thursday about "shithole countries" in a tweet Friday marking the anniversary of the natural disaster in Haiti.