Trump's vulgarity overshadows shift in GOP immigration policy

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

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Trump used the word "shithole" during a meeting on immigration reform to refer to African countries and Haiti.

Instead, she said, the country has been subjected to Trump's ire. Richard Durbin of IL - after Trump reportedly made the comment at an Oval Office meeting, where he was also is claimed to have said disparaging things about Haitian immigrants.

But Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was present at the meeting, told MSNBC on Friday that Trump had used the slur to describe those countries.

The president added that the USA government should accept more people from countries like Norway.

Trump denied on Friday using such derogatory language, but he was widely condemned in many African countries and in Haiti and El Salvador, and by worldwide rights organisations.

Though President Donald Trump denies he denigrated Haitian, Salvadoran and African immigrants, his comments last week are not revelatory.

After an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks, the African Group of United Nations ambassadors said it was "concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the U.S. administration toward Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color". "Haiti has long history with the United States, dating back to the American Revolutionary War, (during which) 500 heroic Haitians volunteered to fight alongside the American troops for America's independence". Senator Richard Durbin refuted his denial and confirmed the president not only used these words but used them repeatedly.

White House issued statement yesterday but did not deny that he made the statement. They could have said "if they are indeed true, then these words are indeed shameful and racist and beneath the presidency".

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"We will not accept such insults, even from a leader of a friendly country, no matter how powerful".

Trump later tweeted that the language he used was tough, but not the language being reported.

While there was some optimism a bipartisan deal was reached on protections for so-called "Dreamers", the White House said there's still no agreement.

Labossiere was among Haitians and Africans in the Bay Area and around the world who swiftly called Trump out for his comments, calling them blatantly racist.

The fallout continues after President Donald Trump allegedly made an expletive reference to Haiti and African countries.

Trump reportedly asked, "Why are we having all these people from s--hole countries come here".

"Dr. King challenged us to talk about the community".

DACA protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation.

Trump has impugned the integrity of an American-born judge with Mexican heritage, saying he should not decide an unrelated case because of Trump's proposed wall between the USA and Mexico.