In his meeting with a group of senators, Trump had questioned why the United States would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s**thole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and others who had been briefed on the remarkable Oval Office conversation.
President Akufo-Addo tweeted that Trump's reported language was "extremely unfortunate", adding: "We are certainly not "a sh**hole country".
Trump's alleged comments came one day before the eighth anniversary of the natural disaster.More news: Centurion Test: South Africa all out for 335
In a series of tweets yesterday, Mr Trump also suggested that momentum towards a deal on maintaining such protection had stalled. "The president and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel". Democratic senator Dick Durbin also condemned Mr Trump's language during the meeting as "hate-filled, vile and racist".
"Haitians don't deserve such treatment", said Paul Altidor, the Haitian ambassador.
There also has been a larger industry discussion on whether to label the president of the United States as a "racist" - on air and in chyrons - on television. "But I don't think he is a racist in the traditional sense".
The president implied Friday morning on Twitter that maybe he should start recording meetings because there is no trust.
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It is alleged Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more people from Haiti and "sh**hole countries".
"When you're doing that well and you have that many accomplishments, don't you want people to be talking about your accomplishments?"
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".
In a statement on Facebook, Clinton - who worked in Haiti following the devastating 2010 natural disaster - said the Caribbean nation's struggles do "not make them the country the president described". I will not be diverted from all possible efforts to continue negotiating to stop the deportations.More news: (GT) Position Raised by JPMorgan Chase & Co