Trump disparages African countries, Haiti with vulgarity

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Trump disparages African countries, Haiti with vulgarity

"I felt so outraged. That is all I have to say", Kenyan entrepreneur Wangui Muraguri said in his Nairobi office. "Donald Trump disgraced the country if what is reported out of this meeting is true".

Trump said he was only expressing what many people think but won't say about immigrants from economically depressed countries, according to a person who spoke to the president as criticism of his comments ricocheted around the globe.

The "protest" is in reference to comments Mr Trump allegedly made during a White Oval meeting earlier this week.

"The Bostwana Government has also enquired from the US Government through the Ambassador, to clarify if Botswana is regarded as a "shithole" country", the statement said.

Christian Christensen, a U.S. citizen living in Sweden, wondered on Twitter why citizens of Norway would emigrate, pointing out the higher occurrences of shootings and poverty as well as the lack of healthcare and a social welfare net.

In Little Haiti, the President's remarks became a part of what's usually a solemn event. We are a country that created people like my father, who drove a taxicab in Brooklyn, sometimes sixteen hours a day, so that my three brothers (two teachers and an IT specialist) and I could have a better life.

"It leaves me angry". Moore said that some of the people he represents in his capacity as a PR agent, such as megachurch pastor Paula White and radio host James Dobson, would not be commenting on the matter. "They are us", he wrote. "I would want people from Nigeria, if they meet the requirements".

Sens. David Perdue, R-Ga., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who attended Thursday's meeting, issued a statement saying they "do not recall the president saying these comments specifically".

As top recipients of US aid, some African governments hesitated to jeopardize it by criticizing Trump, especially as his administration has sought to slash foreign assistance.

NAKASEC joined other groups in calling for the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act to be attached to the federal budget vote, in lieu of a massive reform bill that would include cuts to other aspects of the USA immigration system.

Larrieux, one of the more than 20,000 Haitian TPS recipients in South Florida who now faces deportation, said she had given candidate Trump the benefit of the doubt.

"Our values as a nation bond us together and define who we are", he said, and "form the foundations of trust" in the workplace.

Trump was quoted in the Washington Post as having said: 'Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?' during a discussion about immigration. "Haiti is a proud nation".

"Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country".

The city of Flint, Michigan has had a years-long crisis of high lead levels in their tap water, which made it undrinkable and forced them to rely on bottled water.

"Today, like many of my fellow Haitians and Haitian-Americans, I planned to mourn the dead".

"How is that possible?" she asked of Trump's so-called "wonderful relationship" with her community.

The group, which represents the 55 countries on the African continent, said that Trump's remarks "dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", and that the administration has a "huge misunderstanding" of the continent. "The positive comment on Norway makes the underlying sentiment very clear", Colville said.

Metellus, the community activist, believes that pain and anger will be felt at the ballot box.

"America's birth was far from ideal", said Tillerson, recalling the country's troubled past from its founding, through the civil war, the suffrage movement and the civil rights movement, "and we're still not flawless, but we've never lost sight of aspirational values".

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