Trump's words reveal his misunderstanding of nation's history of immigration (copy)

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CT combed through 2016 U.S. Census data to learn how numerous state's immigrants came from nations of which President Donald Trump reportedly called "s-thole countries".

Timothy Naftali, a presidential historian and the former director of Nixon's presidential library, said Trump's most recent comments were more jarring both because they were revealed in real time and because they came during the course of a discussion about the laws governing who can gain entry into the United States.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations has issued an extraordinary statement condemning the "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks" by President Donald Trump and demanding a retraction and apology.

But they also thanked those Americans "from all walks of life who have condemned the remarks".

The resolution was passed unanimously after four hours of discussions.

"These statements, full of hatred and contempt, produce indignation in the Cuban people, proud of the contribution given throughout its history by nationals and their descendants from different latitudes, particularly Africans and Haitians, to the forging of our nationality", said the Ministry in an official statement. He said that Trump and Carson, the lone African-American member of the Cabinet, were talking about the fallout from Thursday's vulgar remarks when Trump turned to him and said, "I am not the person that the media is making me out to be".

Republican Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, who attended the meeting, said in a statement that they "do not recall the president saying these comments specifically". There is no other word you can use but "racist".

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Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, who was in the meeting, said Trump did use the words, which Durbin called "hate-filled, vile and racist". The anonymous sources also accused Trump of favoring certain immigrants including those from Norway and certain Asian countries. "Would not even consider to emigrate to s***hole United States of America as long as Donald Trump is president there".

How much of Trump's health information is released to the public is up to the president, but Sanders said she expects the White House to release the same kind of details past presidents have made public.

When asked about the comments directly, President Trump had no comment.

Yet the president did not talk about the qualifications of the people he seeks to bring in - that they be scientists, engineers, doctors.

"There is a serious need for dialogue between the US Administration and the African countries". Lindsay Graham, suggested the reported remarks were accurate: "Following comments by the president, I said my piece directly to him". "We have consistently been portrayed as sh**ty people from sh**ty countries".

Donald Trump sparked outrage after allegedly saying during a DACA meeting, that Haitians, Africans, and Salvadorans are immigrants from "crappy" countries, adding that he want's them out and prefer immigrants from Norway.

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