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'I'm not a racist': Trump's denial after 's***hole countries' controversy 'I am not a racist,' Trump says after disparaging comments about Haiti, African nations
Eduardo Anchondo | Enero 14, 2018, 06:16

The White House did not initially deny the remark on Thursday, but Trump suggested in a tweet Friday that the "shithole" comment was "not the language used".

Two other GOP Trump allies who attended the meeting - Sens. But important as it is, it's only an after-the-fact response to crime and harsh sentencing.

The protected status for Haitians was extended several times while President Barack Obama was in office, but was revoked with an 18 month extender to ensure a smooth transition.

The president also reportedly said the U.S. should "bring more people from countries like Norway." ended protective status for 250,000 Salvadorans this week.

Beck marvels at the turn of events.

Alternatively, a more significant step toward reducing excessive punishments and restoring fairness has been the introduction of the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, sponsored by conservative Judiciary Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and leading liberal Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). "Haitians are determined." he said. Not just once but repeatedly. They want to come here.

"We always knew that President Trump doesn't like people from certain countries or people [of] certain colours", Congressman Luis Gutierrez said. Reporter: Durbin says Republican senator Lindsey graham challenged the president on the spot.

President Trump asked a group of lawmakers why the U.S. would protect immigrants from "s-hole countries" as they debated the parameters of immigration legislation, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love, whose family descended from Haiti, called the president's comments "unkind, divisive [and] elitist". With their inspiration and leadership, as well as their understanding of their land and culture, they led us to create a new kind of effort - a genuine embracement of our position of empowering the Haitian people to rebuild their own country. He also played golf and indulged in Big Macs. Thousands of federal drug defendants will be sentenced to decades of incarceration and resources will be squandered that could more effectively be directed to prevention and treatment initiatives.

The U.N. human rights office has sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's vulgar comments on migrants from Africa and Haiti, calling them shocking and shameful. It's right there. Reporter: It's far from the first time the president has made racially insensitive comments. "The positive comment on Norway makes the underlying sentiment very clear", Colville said. "They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime". Politically, I understand the landmines.

In most television shows, especially on soap operas such as "The Trump Show", someone would die in the penultimate episode of the season. Mr. Trump has tweeted a denial that he made this statement. These families send nearly 10% of their annual household income back to Haiti in remittances - meaning that the Haitian community in the U.S. sends over $1.5 billion each year back to Haiti. The entirety of the presidency (almost a year, now) has been quite reflective of his beliefs which are, most often, in direct opposition to general opinion.

"Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice", AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo told the Associated Press news agency. Jon Karl leading us off. Thank you.