Ghanaian president to Trump: We are not a 'shithole country'

Ghanaian president to Trump: We are not a 'shithole country'

Ghanaian president to Trump: We are not a 'shithole country'

- There's an estimated 36,000 Haitians living in Central Florida and they're reacting to President Trump's comments about their country. I asked him about it a number of times and he denied it but kept up the racist rhetoric and behavior throughout the campaign and now that he's in the White House.

In a blistering statement, the union's diplomatic mission in Washington also accused Mr Trump of dishonouring America by supposedly using foul language to describe Haiti, El Salvador and unspecified African nations during a discussion about immigration. Further, the Post reported, Trump requested that Haitians not have their TPS status restored, asking: "Why do we need more Haitians?" and "Take them out".

Just last month, the former media mogul reportedly said people coming from Haiti "all have AIDS" and Nigerians "would never go back to their huts."

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President Trump said, before suggesting that the US should have more people coming in from countries such as Norway, according to sources who spoke with The Washington Post. "As a grandson of immigrants I believe that immigrants add greatly to American life and culture". It bothers me that we throw around this allegation being a racist a little too casually now.

Yesterday, no White House spokesperson confirmed or deny the allegations. Is that an appropriate term to be used to describe our allies and are you disappointed that this is what the President had to say?

And Haiti's USA ambassador told the BBC that Haitians are not "simply immigrants who come here to take advantage of the U.S".

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The president tweeted Friday, insisting "this was not the language used". "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" he said in one of the tweets.

For his part, Durbin told the president, "I raised the point If you exclude Haitians from this group of temporary protected people, the conclusion is obvious".

He also said he appreciated Durbin's statements, and he remains committed to a bipartisan solution to keep Dreamers in the country. "Because you might learn that people from some of those 'shithole countries" were slaves who were brought by force to help build this country". "America deserves better, and when I'm governor, I'll protect immigrant families and make IL a welcoming state for all".

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The president implied Friday morning on Twitter that maybe he should start recording meetings because there is no trust.

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