Some African nations like Botswana, South Africa and Nigeria summoned USA ambassadors in their countries over the remarks.
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One of the signatories, career diplomat and former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell told VOA the reaction to the president's alleged remarks is fierce, and building - not dissipating. "We've gone completely to the president's position on his request to Congress when it comes to the issue of what they call chain migration, and we call family unification".
Statements from leaders such as Trump's reported comment "cannot and will not in any way at all convince anybody that we have a country here that is going to be a leader in the worldwide community", Pickering said.
When asked if the group had made any sort of breakthrough, Durbin said, "Not really". The US should be taking in migrants from countries like Norway, he is reported to have said.
The White House on Tuesday night received a letter signed by 78 former ambassadors who represented the United States in 48 African nations. "There is no other word one can use but racist", said a United Nations spokesman.
Donald Trump's son says the US President is not a racist and can only see one colour - green, the colour of money.
"Considering the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the USA during the Atlantic slave trade, this flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice", he said through his spokesperson Ebba Kalondo. I just want to say from the bottom of our hearts, we are part of you, we are part of a global community. "We enjoy a cordial relationship", he said.
During last Thursday's Oval Office meeting on immigration, Trump was reported to have referred to immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa as coming from "s-hole countries". He also apparently said he wants to exclude Haiti from an immigration reform deal.
According to two people briefed on the meeting, Mr Trump said: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?".
On Thursday, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said they stood by the accuracy of everything in the doctor's report. Politico also got ahold of his NY driver's license, which says Trump is 6-foot-2 - which if true, would mean Trump is obese.
Eric Trump defended his father from accusations of racism on Wednesday by saying the president "sees one color: green ". LEAHY: I'm not - that's not the question . "I think he is a racist", he said Sunday on ABC's "This Week".
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Republican and Democratic leaders both said they would continue to talk, raising the possibility of a solution over the weekend. Cornyn said Trump had rejected a proposal by Schumer to fund the government through Tuesday to allow negotiations to continue.
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Trump also insisted on completing a cognitive exam after opponents raised concerns about his mental health . "I get exercise . He gets exercise playing golf, he said, although he usually rides around the course in a golf cart. "It's called genetics.
Since Rahul Gandhi took over as the party president, Congress has managed to regain the faith of people and perform better. Polls were also held in town councils of Akoda in Bhind, Karnawad in Dewas district and Khilchipur in Rajgarh.
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Kim and his regime are pursing a nuclear arsenal and have conducted several ballistic missile and nuclear tests in recent years. This is a staggering figure, made even more concerning by the geographic diversity of the offending countries.
Badgers football coach Paul Chryst's contract extended
Chryst also orchestrated two defenses that ranked No. 2 in the country, never leading a defense that's ranked less than seventh. Chryst was hired as Wisconsin's coach in December 2014, and has since found plenty of success with the Badgers.
Trump Says 'I'm Not A Racist'
He was in the meeting with the president regarding a bipartisan compromise on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He called the new stories a "gross misrepresentation". "Never said 'take them out.' Made up by Dems".
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Government shuts down after negotiations fail
She said Republicans are "so incompetent and negligent that they couldn't get it together to keep the government open". The reverberations will be felt across Washington, all over the nation - and within the White House residence.