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He Said, He Said: Lawmakers in Trump Meeting Appalled - Or 'Don't Recall'

13 January 2018

United States President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out in a meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the U.S. should accept citizens from what he called "s***hole" countries, such as Haiti and El Salvador, as well as African nations.

The White House did not deny Trump's comments in the meeting initially, instead referring to the presidents nationalistic views.

A day after President Donald Trump reportedly made highly incendiary comments about immigrants and African countries, two Republican senators said they don't recall those vulgar characterizations from the President.

The union also demanded that Trump formally retract the statement and deliver "an apology not only to the Africans but to all people of African descent around the globe".

So far, the State Department said, the U.S. charge d'affaires in Haiti and ambassador in Botswana have been called in by their hosts after Trump reportedly dubbed these countries "shitholes".

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Mulbah, who is in his 40s, came to the United States in the early 1990s, while he was still in his teens, with his family. Botswana , one of the most successful African countries, summoned the US ambassador to receive an official complaint.

The US president has come under attack after he was reported to have called some nations "shitholes" in a White House remark.

In stark contrast to his administration's decision to end protected status for Haiti, Trump said "the truth is Haiti is still suffering very badly, maybe as badly".

On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that he used "tough" language at the meeting, but not the reported vulgarity.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republcain, was also part of the Oval Office sitdown. "They'll listen, that's their primary job to listen, and they'll reiterate the respect we have for that nation". Jeffress says Trump has courage and deserved gratitude for his leadership.

I know the bipartisan proposal discussed at the White House can get a lot of support from both sides. He also suggested the United States should welcome immigrants from places such as Norway.

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The counsel general of Haiti in Miami told Local 10 News on Friday that he is shocked and outraged about President Donald Trump's alleged controversial remark about Haiti.

When asked about the comments directly, President Trump had no comment. It took courage for what he did, and, I made my own comments in response to it.

Stephanie Jepsen, Chief of Donor Experience at the non-profit, called the comments disparaging to the memory of the lives lost.

In a series of tweets early Friday, Trump denied using the phrase.

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He Said, He Said: Lawmakers in Trump Meeting Appalled - Or 'Don't Recall'