"The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Donald Trump, the President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the union said in a statement.
Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, called the White House to tell Trump that a bipartisan group of senators had struck a deal to put Dreamers on a path to citizenship, beef up border security and take other steps to change immigration laws.
On the other hand, we've got the Paragon of Virtue-Signalling condemning Trump as a "racist" for his words, while her actions actually harmed the nation she is verbally trying to defend.
Fallout from the president's racist comments on immigration continued early Saturday, as the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, condemned Donald Trump in a tweet.
Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the only Democrat in the room, said Trump had indeed said what he was reported to have said. He also blamed "both sides" after a white supremacist rally in August in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent and a woman protesting against the rally was killed.
Trump reportedly called immigrants from Haiti and African countries people from "Shitholes" during an immigration meeting in White House.
Trump questioned why the U.S. should accept more immigrants from Haiti and Africa over places like Norway.
The entirety of the presidency (almost a year, now) has been quite reflective of his beliefs which are, most often, in direct opposition to general opinion. I also have no doubt that those statements were racist and they betray a fundamental animus towards minorities.
President Trump has asked Congress for $18-B for the first phase of The Wall, for which Mexican officials have said they will not pay.
"He said: 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country".
"If that's not racism, I don't know how you can define it", Florida representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican, told WPLG-TV in Miami.
"African countries, and sometimes our leaders, do not exactly deal with the problems of the worst-off, that's what makes people immigrate".
African UN envoys issued a statement saying they are "extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks attributed to the President of the United States of America".
He then went on to call Haiti a Sh***hole.
Legislators have until January 19 to approve a government-wide stopgap spending bill, and Republicans will need Democratic votes to push the measure through.
"This is even more hurtful given the historical reality of just how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, and also terribly surprising as the United States remains a massively positive example as just how migration can give birth to a nation", Kalondo said.
Two months before the November 2016 election, Trump released a five-paragraph letter from his longtime physician, Dr. Harold Bornstein, who concluded that Trump "is in excellent physical health".
Trump allegedly said after being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants from the countries in question.
As an immigration status allowed by law for certain countries experiencing dire conditions, such as a natural disaster, epidemic or war, tps protects individuals from deportation and authorizes them to work in the U.S.
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