Haiti and Haitians, targets of a separate anti-immigration drive by the Trump administration, were also subject of derogatory remarks by the President, according to the first report on the issue by the Washington Post.
Trump denied in a pair of tweets on Friday that he made the comment, but referred to Haiti as a "very poor and troubled country". Democrats want to add to the government funding bill a codification of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as minors. "If that's not a mark of white supremacy, I don't know what is", reads another tweet.
United States president Donald Trump has offered a partial denial in public over his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries - but privately defended them, according to an insider.
His comments drew a chorus of condemnation inside the United States and internationally, especially in Africa. Tom Cotton and David Perdue, said they "do not recall the President saying these comments specifically". Friday morning, Trump took to Twitter to say the language he used at the meeting "was tough", but insisted the words being reported "was not the language used".
An alleged description of African and other countries as "shitholes" by Donald Trump prompted outrage on Friday, even as the USA president appeared to deny having used the specific term. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), came in an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform.
Haiti and Botswana summoned United States ambassadors to explain the comments reportedly made at a White House meeting as part of an attempt by Republicans and Democrats to protect from deportation 700,000 children brought to the USA illegally as children. "There is no other word but "racist". "The community of people without regard to race, class, culture or religion", said Judge Hatchett. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!". He also reportedly suggested that the U.S. should bring in more people from countries like Norway. But Krueger said that just delays the inevitable. "They reinforce abhorrent racist attitudes, and evidence of the lack of knowledge, understanding, and empathy we expect of the person who occupies the highest office in the land".