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Trump's 'shithole' remarks targeted at Hatians, Africans sparks global outrage

14 Enero 2018

Ghana, located in West Africa, is one of the region's most politically stable countries and it has long enjoyed friendly relations with the United States - according to a Pew poll from 2015, 89 percent of the country said they had a favorable view of America, though that number dropped to 59 percent when the same poll was conducted in 2017.

Durbin and Graham pitched Trump on the outlines of a deal they and others in a six-senator bipartisan group made to resolve the legal status of Dreamers, the young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as children.

"Given the historical reality of how African Americans arrived in the United States as slaves, and the United States being the biggest example of how a nation has been built by migration - for a statement like that to come is particularly upsetting", AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said.

"You know what? I'm gonna go out on a limb here and raise the possibility that this statement was not written by the White House physician".

Trump on Friday denied using the vulgarity, but world leaders and members of his own party, along with Democrats, denounced his terminology.

The issue is that the American people deserve to have a solution to the immigration crisis, here in the US we have a situation that future immigrants are determined by only 1 group of people, and that is current immigrants. The Norwegian population numbers 5.3 million in total.

President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for stalled immigration negotiations amid backlash over vulgar comments he made in the Oval Office while meeting with lawmakers this week.

We expect President Trump to speak strongly and passionately on the Key issue of immigration, and the Democrats to try to derail his momentum to a resolution of the issue.

The White House has dismissed questions about Trump's mental fitness, calling them "disgraceful and laughable".

Colville warns that comments by a major political figure, such as the president of the United States, can have damaging and dangerous consequences.

At an event on Friday at the White House, Trump honored the memory of Martin Luther King Jr, the civil-rights era activist who was slain in 1968.

Lawmakers have until Jan. 19 to approve a short-term government spending bill, and Republicans will need Democratic votes to push the measure through.

Karl Racin, who is Haitian-American, told As It Happens host Carol Off he's had enough of Trump's racist rhetoric - and his dangerous anti-immigration policies. "I've always believed that America is an idea, not defined by its people but by its ideals", Graham said. "That partnership must be grounded in mutual responsibility and mutual respect", he said.

Last year, Trump scrapped the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protected the immigrants, and set a deadline of March 5 for Congress to legislate a fix. Appearing on MSNBC, Alcindor told Rachel Maddow, "Haiti is taking formal steps to let President Trump know they are upset".

Earlier, the 55-nation African Union condemned the remarks, while Botswana and Senegal hauled in the US ambassador to complain.

"(I) have known many fine Haitians - including a former governor general of Canada", Campbell said in a tweet.

The comments are salt in the wound for Jacquet, and other Haitians who are remembering the deadly 2010 earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of Haitians eight years ago, Friday. But overt statements of xenophobia are still disturbing as proven by the latest Trump "scandal".

Trump's 'shithole' remarks targeted at Hatians, Africans sparks global outrage