Tuesday, 23 January, 2018

Trump fumed about the USA admitting 'all these people from shithole countries'

This Could Be The Best WaPo Alert About Trump Trump takes swipe at immigration 'from shithole countries'
Melinda Barton | 14 January, 2018, 15:45

He then suggested the USA focus on bringing more immigrants from places like Norway, the paper reported.

The White House denied similarly derogatory remarks in December, when The New York Times reported Trump said during a meeting in June that people coming from Haiti "all have AIDS", that recent Nigerian immigrants would never "go back to their huts" in Africa and that Afghanistan is a terrorist haven.

Trump's comments were first reported by The Washington Post, which said the group of nations referred to also included El Salvador.

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Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with Mr Trump in the Oval Office yesterday.

The proposal presented by the bipartisan Gang of Six was a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the USA as children - beyond just those who were enrolled in DACA when it ended, according to lawmakers and sources familiar with the meeting.

The TV personalities tore Trump apart after Democrats, Republicans and immigration advocacy groups condemned the President's profanity-laced remarks.

The Trump administration late past year announced it would end the TPS designation for Haiti, a move that could impact tens of thousands of Haitian immigrants.

Her parents, she said, took an oath to their adopted country and "took on the responsibilities of everything that being a citizen comes with".

Three Republican and three Democratic senators have been working for months on a plan to protect people who arrived in the U.S.as children, many illegally. "The sentiment the President expressed today is a racist sentiment", Cooper said in his live "AC360" broadcast.

The White House did not deny the reports, but instead suggested the president was "fighting for permanent solutions" that strengthen the nation, through a merit-based immigration system.

Haitian Ambassador Paul G. Altidor said in a statement, "The president was either misinformed or miseducated about Haiti and its people".

Trump made the remark after Sen.

Trump had seemed amenable to a deal earlier in the day during phone calls with lawmakers, aides said, but shifted his position in the meeting and did not seem interested in the bipartisan compromise.

"If these comments are accurate, they are disappointing".

Utah congresswoman Mia Love, who his of Haitian heritage, said in a statement: "The President' comments are unkind, divisive, elitist, and fly in the face of our nation's values. We know he's not presidential but this a low", he said.

Among Democrats, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, said, "If the president can't control himself and lead this country with the authority, dignity and leadership it requires, then he shouldn't be the president".

In an afternoon of drama and confusing developments, four other GOP lawmakers - including hardliners on immigration - were also in Trump's office for Thursday's meeting, a development sources said Durbin and Graham did not expect. "Language like that shouldn't be heard in locker rooms and it shouldn't be heard in the White House". Tom Cotton, R-Ark; and Rep. Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, were also there.