He was referring to comments reportedly made by Trump during a meeting on Thursday with lawmakers about immigration reform, demanding to know why the United States should accept citizens from "shithole" countries.
"Take them out." The White House official, reportedly also said that Trump suggested he would be open to protect immigrants from Asian countries because they help the country economically.
In an earlier tweet on Friday, Mr. Trump said, "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used".
Members of Central Florida's Haitian community on Friday criticized reports that President Donald Trump used a vulgar remark to describe the country on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 quake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history.
President Akufo-Addo tweeted that Trump's reported language was "extremely unfortunate", adding: "We are certainly not "a sh**hole country".
The US ambassador to Panama, John Feeley, resigned his position, apparently in protest at Mr Trump's reported comments. Trump said, according to Washington Post. "And he said them repeatedly". "As Sen. (Lindsey) Graham made his presentation, the president interrupted him several times with questions and in the course of his comments, said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist".
"Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday".
CNN'sDon Lemon opened CNN Tonight by saying: "The President of the United States is racist".
Siplin's district includes Orlando's tourist district, where many Haitian immigrants are employed. "Sorry, but there is no other word one can use but ´racist´", Rupert Colville, spokesman for the United Nations human rights office, told reporters in Geneva. "And when you look at what they've managed to accomplish, there is no denying they are rock stars", Laventure said. Trump said, after lawmakers discussed restoring protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal.
A White House spokesman defended Trump's position on immigration without directly addressing Trump's remarks. I want safety and security for our people.
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