Georgia Sen. David Perdue and Arkansas Sen.
"The solution to our current divisiveness does not live in the White House.
That was the nature of this conversation", Durbin said. It took courage for what he did, and, I made my own comments in response to it.
"Mr. President, will you give an apology for the statement yesterday?"
The administration announced past year that it would end a temporary residency permit program that allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the U.S.in the wake of a devastating 2010 natural disaster. Trump past year ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which provided protection from deportation and the ability to work legally in the country.
"We're now well into the 21st century, and the president of what is purported to be the most powerful nation on earth just set a new low in our policy", NAN National Vice President the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III said. Never said "take them out". I want safety and security for our people.
"He said, 'Haitians. Do we need more Haitians?' Then he went on and started to describe the immigration from Africa that was being protected in this bipartisan measure".
The group of senators had come to the White House to discuss a potential compromise on immigration.
"Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people", he said.
The remarks struck a particular nerve in Haiti, which on January 12 recognized the tragic quake that caused the death of more than 200,000 people.
Rebuke: Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House and after Trump and Mike Pence, the third-most powerful Republican. rebuked the president for the words calling them "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful".
Democratic legislators who like to count themselves as part of the Resistance must recognize that their actions will speak louder than anything out of the president's mouth. In the talks, he was presented an immigration reform by the "gang of six". "He said, 'Oh, that's a good line'".
McCarthy's office did not comment.
President Jovenel Moise's government issued a strongly worded statement.
According to the Charleston Post and Courier, South Carolina's other GOP senator, Tim Scott, said Graham had told him the reports were "basically accurate". U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said Graham told him it was true. 'The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel.