The Trump administration and lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to thrash out an immigration strategy ahead of a budget deadline later this month.
The White House did not deny the account of Trump's use of language, but instead suggested the president was "fighting for permanent solutions" that strengthen the nation, in part through the use of a merit-based immigration system.
Fellow Utahan, Sen. Orrin Hatch, a staunch Trump ally, said: "I look forward to getting a more detailed explanation regarding the President's comments". A list maintained by the Washington-based American Foreign Service Association says eight such posts are vacant. The White House has not denied the language, nor have the several Republican lawmakers in the meeting.
The UN refugee agency spokesman William Spindler said that "people forced to flee war or persecution and needing asylum should be given protection by whichever country they are in, irrespective of race, religion, ethnicity or place or country of origin".
"He has not only insulted Africans, he has also insulted African-Americans", said Sylvester Odion Akhaine, associate professor of global relations at Lagos State University in Nigeria.
During a Thursday meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform, Trump demanded to know why the U.S. should accept citizens from what he called "shithole" countries, according to comments first reported by the Washington Post.
Proof lies in the fact that the White House did not react to Trump's "shithole" comments with panic or any sense that he had detonated a damaging gaffe that could cause him lasting political damage.
Late Thursday, Trump was pushing for "a Great Wall" and criticizing Democrats' stance on immigration, highlighting the difficulties for any negotiations.
"Wall was not properly funded, Chain & Lottery were made worse and United States of America would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime countries, which are doing badly".
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In the last week, doctors have seen an uptick in flu-related doctors visits while the rate of flu hospitalizations almost doubled. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and TDH recommend a yearly flu vaccine for everyone aged six months and older.
The African Union continental body told The Associated Press it was "frankly alarmed" by Trump's reported comments.
Yet the remark still has the power to shock because it upends conventional expectations about the dignity of the presidency itself and the mystique that frames the chief executive as the upholder of national morality and diversity.
The US ambassador to Panama has resigned in protest at US president Donald Trump's alleged description of African and other countries as "shitholes". But it wasn't just Democrats objecting.
Although it is being taken as a denial of the "sh*thole" comment, Mr. Trump did not specifically reference that phrase in his denial.
When he launched his presidential campaign, he referred to Mexicans as "rapists", and a year ago he said there were good people on "both sides" of clashes between neo-Nazis and protesters in Charlottesville. On Friday he plans to sign a proclamation honoring Martin Luther King Day.
Critics also have questioned his mental fitness to serve as president, citing his inability to muster some policy details and his tweets asserting his "nuclear button" is bigger than North Korea's.
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation. One said lawmakers in the room were taken aback by Trump's remarks. It borders the Dominican Republic on the island of Hisapiola, south-east of Cuba and the United States. Trump wrote, "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians". "Let me be clear: the people of Haiti have been through more - they've been through more, they've withstood more, they've fought back against more injustice than our president ever has".
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Trump's insults - along with his rejection of the bipartisan immigration deal that six senators had drafted - also threatened to further complicate efforts to extend protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many of whom were brought to this country as children and now are here illegally. "But in general we are not wanting to be flattered by this USA president in this way".
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Trump says the "so-called bipartisan" deal "was a big step backwards" because it doesn't fund a wall along the Mexican border. He'd made similar statements previous year , but this time it was in the context of negotiations for actual legislation.
Posting of "No Parking Zone" notices along the parade route has been completed. "It's just not happening at this point", he said. Organizers have 5 days to appeal and the city would have 5 days to respond after an appeal is filed.
We were discussing body shaming others, something I absolutely do not support", she said. "Indeed, an incredible inverse". In any case, the ladies over on ABC's The View didn't rush to pardon, particularly Meghan McCain .
The U.S. ambassador to Panama has resigned, saying that he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump . But Under-secretary of State Steve Goldstein seemed to confirm as much in comments to reporters on Friday.
Green recounted his experiences during the civil rights movement, saying he knows what bigotry and racism looks like. He said he will not lobby for votes, and that every representative will have to vote their conscience.
Major power outage hits CES, a consumer electronics show
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No. 5 Wichita State starts slow, then romps vs. East Carolina
The Ducks dominated the paint, outscoring Arizona State 38-16 inside and scoring 15 second-chance points on 15 offensive rebounds. Wichita State trailed 14-9 early after a 3-for-12 shooting start, but the Shockers quickly settled in to take complete control.
AG Candidate Robbed While Taking Promotional Photos
He says he plans to continue his campaign, and live in the neighborhood and focus on the gun violence problem in Chicago. Nobody was physically harmed in the robbery , that police believe was a crime of opportunity and not a targeted assault.
What to Watch For: Jets vs Patriots
New England begins its playoff push for a sixth Super Bowl championship on either January 13 or 14 at Gillette Stadium. Gronkowski and the NY media saw it all up close and personal Sunday. "We stuck together", linebacker David Bass said.
Palestinian teens reported killed in clashes with IDF
Ankara has strongly condemned the Israeli announcement about the construction of more than 1,100 homes in West Bank settlements. Soldiers open fire on stone-throwing demonstrators in Gaza and the West Bank, killing two teens and wounding others.
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