"Trump is a disgusting racist, sexist sociopath and bad for the country", one Twitter user wrote.
"Then in a separate part of the conversation when they were referencing the diversity visa lottery, President Trump referred to people coming from Africa as coming from 'sh*thole countries, '" added Tapper. "I think they talk about DACA but they don't want to help the DACA people". I'm the least racist person you have ever interview.
The Department will provide an opportunity to the Charges de Affaires to explain the statement that African countries, alongside Haiti and El Savador, constitute "sh*tholes" from where migrants into the United States are undesirable.
Making reference to Trump's reported derogatory comments about Haiti, ambassadors expressed solidarity with the people of Haiti "and others that have been similarly denigrated".
The President had tweeted a convoluted denial about the comments. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation", Perdue said on ABC's 'This Week'. "It doesn't change what they do", Goldstein said.
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United Nations rights office spokesman Rupert Colville said "there is no other word one can use but "racist" to describe Trump's remarks.
Mr. Trump's critics also played up statistics that show how African migrants in the USA have a higher number of bachelor's degree holders than Americans themselves.
"And you can't have an immigration compromise if everybody's out there calling the president a racist", he continued.
"I don't think the comments were constructive at all", Paul said on NBC's "Meet the Press". He said Durbin and Republican Sen.
He also mentioned the idea of recording future meetings due to a "Lack of trust". Members of Congress from both parties are trying to strike a deal that Trump would support to extend that protection.