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You Must Apologize To Africans- African Union Tells Donald Trump

14 Janvier 2018

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

Trump's political allies have been through this dance before, grappling with how to position themselves after a president whose supporters they covet stakes out controversial positions. The White House did not deny his remark but issued a statement saying Trump supports immigration policies that welcome "those who can contribute to our society".

"This is what I would like President Trump to do: Don't let the King Holiday find you using your Twitter account in an inappropriate way", Bernice King told The Associated Press in an interview.

"Apparently he and I are the only two people that use a few curse words here and there", Scaramucci wrote on Twitter.

Trump addressed Haiti, but said nothing about his reported comments on Africa.

"President Trump's shameful and racist remarks on foreign countries have confirmed, yet again, his blatant and willful embrace of the xenophobic, hate-mongering, and ignorant principles that go against our American values". "The so-called bipartisan DACA deal presented yesterday to myself and a group of Republican Senators and Congressmen was a big step backwards", he said. "African-Americans believe that they migrated to America in chains, and when you speak about 'chain migration, ' it hurts them personally", Durbin said. As is the custom for most presidents, Trump is not expected to participate, but she does hope he will observe the holiday. As top recipients of USA aid, some hesitated to jeopardize it by criticizing Trump, especially as his administration has sought to slash foreign assistance. Her local church includes parishioners from Uganda, Iran, Turkey, China and other countries. Trump met this week with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

The remarks "were not 'tough, ' they were abhorrent and repulsive", Flake tweeted.

Senegal's President Macky Sall said he was shocked and that "Africa and the black race merit the respect and consideration of all".

He had called Mexican immigrants "rapists" who are "bringing crime" and "bringing drugs" into the U.S. as he launched his presidential campaign in 2015.

Haiti's ambassador to the US, Paul Altidor, said on Friday the president's reported remarks were particularly unwelcome coming on the eighth anniversary of the natural disaster which killed more than 200,000 people on the Caribbean island.

Trump tweeted Friday that was not the "language used" and denied saying 'anything derogatory about Haitians'.

Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt had earlier tweeted that, judging by Solberg's visit, "keys to success with Trump are personal charm, a solid trade deficit with the USA and buying tons of United States military hardware". Perhaps the least racist.

The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation.

The alleged remarks were said to have also been made in reference to Haiti and El Salvador.

Trump was widely derided a year ago after twice referring to Namibia as "Nambia".

Trump has spoken positively about Haitians in public.

"I think the Trump statements should not be just isolated or identified with Trump, but the fact that Trump is where he is is the broader issue", Drammeh told the Daily News.

The agreement that Durbin and Sen.

Both sides of the immigration debate have long agreed that the USA should move toward a more skills-based program.

According to Democratic Senator, Dick Durbin, Trump, during a meeting at the White House to consider migrant policies, said, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"

"That's not something I want to talk about", former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said.

The six senators have been meeting for months to find a way to revive protections for the "Dreamers".

He was referring to January 19, when funds for operating federal agencies expires.

Colville, whose boss, United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein is a harsh Trump critic, urged Congress to "provide a durable solution" for the "Dreamers".

You Must Apologize To Africans- African Union Tells Donald Trump