Trump's remark causes concern immigration deal out of reach

S--HOLE COUNTRIES’ President Trump is under fire for comments on immigrants from Haiti El Salvador and African nations. According to reports Trump asked ‘Why are we having all these people from s--hole countries come here

Trump reportedly questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s***hole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal.

He also said that the Democrats "made up" the story, claiming that he referred to Haiti as a "sh*thole country", emphasizing that he had never said "anything derogatory about Haitians".

"Donald Trump is vying for the most racist person that I've met these days", he added.

Haiti's ambassador in Washington has also asked for an apology, as Trump reportedly specifically questioned the protections granted to Haitian immigrants after the quake.

Immigration legislation has become time-sensitive because when Trump ended the DACA program in September he gave Congress six months to come up with a legislative solution before announcing that deportations would begin.

The government in Botswana called Trump's comment "reprehensible and racist".

In Geneva, UN human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said: "These are shocking and shameful comments". Democrats are fighting for the continuation of DACA, which Mr. Trump wants to end. In a tweet, Trump denied the report, saying "this was not the language used".

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The Botswanan government condemned President Donald Trump's purported remarks referring to African countries "shitholes", prompting some viewers to question whether a statement ostensibly issued by that country and spread via social media was real.

Mr Trump's comments were decried as racist by African and Haitian politicians, by the United Nations human rights office and by U.S. lawmakers from both major parties.

In a series of tweets, the president denied using such vulgar language.

Alisha Laventure, the daughter of Haitian immigrants and a TV news anchor in Dallas, delivered a powerful rebuttal to President Trump's infamous comments in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday. The president said he has a wonderful relationship with Haitians and suggested future meetings probably should be recorded. And for all of you who over the last few years who have uttered that exhausted, lazy, uninformed, uneducated, ignorant, response of calling me and others who point out racist behavior "racist"?

Despite the hurt, she said the immigrant community is a tough one. The details of the proposal have not been publicised, but the President said: "The so-called bipartisan DACA deal. was a big step backwards". She said "It's incomprehensible that these words came out of the mouth of the president of the United States of America, a country that was founded on being free from discrimination and treating people fairly and having people come here, the land of the free".

Saati, a member of the Republican Party, received Trump during his campaign visit to South Florida.

"It just took the breath out of me", Saitinor Philius said.

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