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Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 'sh**hole countries' remarks

14 January 2018

Graham was at the Oval Office Thursday to present a bipartisan agreement to overhaul the nation's immigration system to Trump.

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"If that comment is accurate, the comment is incredibly disappointing", Scott told the newspaper.

"African countries, and sometimes our leaders, do not exactly deal with the problems of the worst-off, that's what makes people immigrate".

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

The reported language was the latest in a long string of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim comments by Trump that have been condemned as racist.

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Lady Liberty was "weeping" over the President's "atrocious" comment, denouncing the commander-in-chief as a "deeply flawed person".

Graham went onto say, "The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe". Diversity has always been our strength, not our weakness.

'We need comprehensive immigration reform that reflects our values as a country and recognizes our economic needs. "But the way he said it guarantees that the reaction here will be very negative".

Botswana also said it had summoned the United States ambassador to that country to "express its displeasure" and had asked him whether Botswana "is regarded as a "shithole" country".

House Democratic whip Steny Hoyer said: "President Trump's comments are racist and a disgrace".

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Biden weighed in after the president on Twitter denied making the comment as reported, although Democratic Senator Richard Durbin of IL directly contradicted him.

'The anniversary of the devastating quake 8 years ago is a day to remember the tragedy, honor the resilient people of Haiti, & affirm America's commitment to helping our neighbors, ' Clinton said. "Instead, we're subjected to Trump's ignorant, racist views of anyone who doesn't look like him". "Neither is Haiti or any other country in distress", she said.

Cotton, Goodlatte and the White House said the deal was a non-starter in part because it did not eliminate family-based migration for extended family members. "Certainly journalists don't talk that way".

"Haitians?" the President said, according to the source.

Many Africans reminded the U.S. of its historic role in the continent's woes. "Take them out." Meaning take them out of the deal.

Developing countries do have difficulties, but they are not "s**thole countries", said ANC Deputy General Secretary Jessie Duarte, calling Trump's remarks "unfortunate". "No President in the last 100 years has reduced America's moral authority as he has".

El Salvador's government sent the United States a formal letter of protest that said the president had "implicitly" accepted the use of "harsh terms detrimental to the dignity of El Salvador and other countries".

- Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement in response to racist remarks made this week by President Trump during bipartisan immigration discussions at the White House.

Earlier, the 55-nation African Union condemned the remarks, while Botswana and Senegal hauled in the USA ambassador to complain. "Beautiful, hardworking people. We have diamonds, gold, iron, cobalt, uranium, copper, bauxite, silver, petroleum, cocoa, coffee, tea etc". We must use our voices to ensure that our nation never returns to the days when ignorance, prejudice, and racism dictated our decision making.

Samantha Power, a former US ambassador to the United Nations, wrote on Twitter that she had "never seen a statement like this by African countries directed at the United Nations".

"To no surprise, the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words", Durbin said. 'I have not read one of them that's inaccurate. "Africa and the black race deserve the respect and consideration of all", Sall added.

Botswana summoned the USA ambassador to the country to "clarify if Botswana is regarded as a "s***hole" country", according to a foreign ministry statement calling Trump's comments "irresponsible, reprehensible and racist".

"We will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful", Afuko-Addo's tweet also said. A year earlier, Bornstein said in a December 2015 letter: "If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".

Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 'sh**hole countries' remarks