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NAACP president on President Trump: 'We know he's a racist'

NAACP president on President Trump: 'We know he's a racist'

New York's Haitian community honored the eighth anniversary of the natural disaster that devastated their country Friday - and denounced President Trump's remark that the island nation was "a shithole".

"I spoke with President Jovenel Moise about the issue, and, of course, the president condemns such language and he is shocked", Altidor remarked, adding that the USA charge d'affaires in Haiti had been summoned to explain the U.S. president's remarks. Trump said, people briefed on the meeting told The Washington Post.

"The group is extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks by the president of the United States of America as widely reported by the media", the African leaders said in a statement, demanding a "retraction and an apology".

While others said Mr Trump did not perhaps know what he was letting himself in for by welcoming more Norwegians as the country's egalitarian politics clashes with his "winner takes all" brand of nationalism.

"Sir", Colbert said. "They are not sh*thole countries". Made up by Dems. But instead of winning Trump's support, as they had expected, the president launched into a broadside against immigration from Haiti and Africa.

Donald Trump may prefer immigrants from Norway rather than from what he reportedly called "shithole" countries such as Haiti or those in Africa. The Q&A session was about the country's new tax law, but Ryan addressed obscene comments about immigrants made by President Donald Trump, calling the remarks "very unfortunate, unhelpful".

El Salvador slammed them as "deplorable".

"Trump has always been a racist, only a racist can use such foul language", said Nancy Mulenga, a student at the University of Zambia.

U.S. missions went into damage control mode. The African Union, through its member States, values the strategic partnership with the U.S.

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Trump's language triggered a barrage of criticism from both Democrats and Republicans. "Haitians should not be seen as a bunch of immigrants who come to the United States to exploit USA resources".

The resolution could be embarrassing for Trump if Republican leaders of the lower house allow a vote on it. One said lawmakers in the room were taken aback by Trump's remarks. "Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who was at the meeting, also said he stood up after those comments", Lemon continued. "There is no other word one can use but 'racist, '" United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville told a Geneva news briefing.

President Donald Trump signed a proclamation for Martin Luther King Jr.

Ignoring shouted questions about the mounting firestorm over race, the president paid tribute during a ceremony to the reverend's "peaceful crusade for justice and equality".

Espaillat says Trump's alleged remarks are in line with his previous behavior.

Before Jackson served Trump, he was President Barack Obama's doctor.

"The solution to our current divisiveness does not live in the White House".

The ambassadors also thanked American citizens "from all walks of life who have condemned the remarks".

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