"Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted behaviour and practice", AU spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo said to the Associated Press.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who attended the Oval Office meeting Thursday, and peopled briefed on the conversation said Trump did make the comments as reported: He questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal.
In a statement released after an emergency session, the group said it was "extremely appalled at and strongly condemns the outrageous racist and xenophobic remarks attributed to the president of the United States of America as widely reported by the media".
Civil rights leaders said Friday the president's comments are not new, but are the most recent and glaring proof of Trump's racist views, and shocking to the point that congressional leaders and Americans can no longer ignore his bigotry. Trump didn't answer this or any other question shouted by reporters about his remarks.
The president also has backed a long-shot bill authored by two Republican senators that would sharply cut the number of immigrants allowed into the country and prioritize those who speak English, have a doctorate and have existing job offers. When he was running for office, Trump released a glowing report from his personal physician in NY, who said Trump would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".
Ghana is widely seen as a stable, peaceful country in an often turbulent region, and has close ties to the United States.
Almost 700,000 Dreamers are at risk of losing deportation relief and work permits ― or already have ― because Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Richard Durbin of IL, the lone Democrat present in the Oval Office at the time, said Trump's denial was false and the president had said things that were "hate-filled, vile and racist".
The program extends legal protections to 800,000 immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children.
Trump had been quoted as saying during a meeting at the White House earlier in the week, "Why do we want all these people from Africa here?"
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton weighed in, noting that Trump dismissed Haitians on the eve of the eighth anniversary of a deeply destructive natural disaster. This is the time but, day by day, they are blowing the one great opportunity they have.
To Democrats and some historians, there is little dispute given the president's own words and actions.
Botswana's Ministry of International Affairs summoned the U.S. ambassador to complain about Trump's disparaging comments.
"Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday".
Trump has called himself the "least racist person that you've ever met".
Hard-line immigration activists, who prefer the term "restrictionists", argue that the system they espouse - fewer overall migrants, an end to the family-based system that favors relatives of people already legally in the US and a greater emphasis on picking immigrants with skills - is not racially motivated.
"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.
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The agreement, signed by President Obama in 2015, saw economic sanctions waived in return for Iran not developing nuclear weapons. Iran says the U.S. has "crossed a red line" by imposing sanctions on the head of its judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani.
Everton , which had a headed goal by Wayne Rooney disallowed when it was 0-0, hasn't won any of its last five games in the league. Kane's first goal, which put Spurs 2-0 up, appeared to be offside but Allardyce refused to make excuses for his players.
The 29-year-old said his team settled for Parker because negotiations with WBC champion, Deontay Wilder , have proved too hard . He's consistently fought fighters in the world's top 10 and he's beaten them all easily.
Trier and the Wildcats recovered from a dismal offensive start, shooting 9-24 (37.5 percent) against the Beavers' zone defense. Afterward, the senior spent 20 minutes popping rapid-fire 3s in the empty arena with two student managers rebounding for her.
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Moreover, the agreement hurt US businesses overall and gave advantages to other countries such as China, Trump added. Trump said he was pulling the USA out of the Paris Agreement past year , shortly after assuming the presidency.
This can only help this team, a team that has fought for every game they played and for every ounce of respect they have earned. During the final three games, 45% of Philadelphia's possessions went three-and-out (compared to a 29% rate with Wentz).
The game is slated for release later this year, on May 25th for the Nintendo Switch , Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. Despite the fact that is being ported to Nintendo, Dark Souls Remastered will be available for all other platforms.
State releases school graduation rates
"As long as we can stay within the mid 90s, as far our graduation rate is concerned, I'm going to be pretty excited about it". IN requires students to pass state tests to graduate unless they can get a waiver by meeting other criteria.
Lebanon: Hamas official's vehicle targeted
Images posted on social media and used by Lebanese TV show a mangled vehicle , a large fire and black smoke rising above the city. Sidon Mayor Mohammed Saudi told Al-Manar TV that one person was wounded in the explosion as he opened the auto door.
Trump says U.S. court system 'broken and unfair'
Richard Durbin of IL - a leader of the bipartisan Senate group - was among the seven lawmakers at the noontime meeting. Alongside it was a document outlining a "vision" for Trump's border wall: 700 miles, at a cost of $18 billion.
Trump pushes back on Haiti comment
In a series of tweets yesterday, Mr Trump also suggested that momentum towards a deal on maintaining such protection had stalled. The United States embassy in Accra, has said the U.S. has great respect for the people of the African continent.
Manchester City rejects Arsenal's price on Alexis Sanchez
So you are in a situation where you can not extend the contract of your players". "I feel I shouldn't say much more than this". Arsenal next play Bournemouth on Sunday in the league, while Manchester United host Stoke and City travel to face Liverpool.
7.3-magnitude quake strikes off Peru
The 7.3 magnitude natural disaster struck about 124km south west of the town of Puquio, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. An natural disaster with a magnitude of 7.3 has hit off the coast of Peru, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).
Delhi's Rishabh Pant smashes 32 ball ton
He smashed a 48-ball ton in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy season to grab the record of smashing fastest century in first-class cricket. After restricting Himachal to 144-7, the Delhi duo of Pant and Gautam Gambhir (30*), chased down the target in just 11.4 overs.