Senator Durbin said that after yesterday's meeting any hope for a deal "died".
His comment clashed with a statement by two other Republican participants Sens.
Graham was present for the meeting Thursday, and Illinois Sen. Senator Dick Durbin (R-IL), who was in the room, has confirmed the use of "sh*thole" and said the comments were "hate-filled, vile and racist". I use those words advisedly, I understand how powerful they are.
"We sent guidance to our folks and told them that we must reiterate that we have great respect for the people of Africa and all nations, and our commitment remains strong", he said.More news: Dancing on Ice commentator QUITS skating show after just one episode
"Haiti has been sold as a country of problems: we must go back to historical issues to understand how Haiti came to be seen as different", said Renald Luberice, secretary general of the Council of Ministers.
Upkolo said China has been investing heavily in Africa, and he believes if anti-American sentiment grows, it could hurt US businesses in his country. "'Take them out" - meaning take them out of the [temporary protected status immigration] deal". It was a heartbreaking moment.
Trump also reportedly said: 'Why do we need more Haitians?
"The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used". In the article about Trump's comments, on today's front page of the P-G, the words "shithole countries" aren't found until the fifth paragraph inside the paper.
Durbin made a point of bringing up Graham's reaction while the meeting was taking place.
Durbin said Graham immediately objected to the president's comments. If he meant it from a racial perspective, I don't agree with him.More news: Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) Shares Sold by Cypress Asset Management Inc. TX
Despite Trump's Twitter responses, his "sh*thole" comments continue to spread and draw fury from across the world. The president and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel.
The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe. It was best said a long time ago, E Pluribus Unum - Out of Many, One. He added, "Diversity has always been our strength, not our weakness".
"As immigrants, we built America", says Mcdoweel.
"Wall was not properly funded, Chain & Lottery were made worse and United States of America would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime. countries which are doing badly", he wrote.
The White House did not dispute the account. And that millions of people love him all the more for all of that.
"I'm a Norwegian who enjoyed studying and working in the US". A little later, when the group was discussing the visa lottery program, and African immigrants were mentioned, the president asked, why Africa?More news: Ex-hostage Boyle charged with sex assault, forcible confinement
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