"If you're trying to push the black people, Spanish people out of America, then why did we fight for America back in the day?"
By 7:45 a.m., the president took to his favorite platform, Twitter, to address his reported comment.
John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate Republican, reiterated on Thursday after the White House meeting that a deal would only move for a vote with a clear message from the President that he would sign it. What Trump did do, they said, was "call out the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers and our national interest".
President Donald Trump is "in excellent health," White House doctor Ronny Jackson said Friday after the president's first full physical exam in office.
"My grandmother used to say, 'Digame con quién caminas, y te diré quién eres.' 'Tell me who you walk with, and I'll tell you who you are, ' " said Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, a country that shares the island with Haiti.
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"I think that will matter to the president", Graham told reporters after the meeting Thursday. "We're going to change that narrative and focus on what really matters, and not those comments".
"I will be signing", he said in a Cabinet Room meeting Tuesday.
Raoul Peck, a Haitian filmmaker and former minister of culture, accused Republican lawmakers and Trump voters of "protecting even his most outrageous behaviors", saying that if they do not "stand up to this sickening and suicidal pathology, they will go down in history as not only accomplices, but as James Baldwin would say, as criminals".
As the son of a Haitian immigrants and pastor of the largely Haitian Kingdom Church in Orlando, Pastor Jacques says he's disheartened by President's Trump's comments about Haiti.
One of the nation's largest political parties, the Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nacional (FMLN), also released a statement saying they were offended and aggravated by Trump's "racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Salvadoran and anti-American" language. They only need 24 seats, the Democrats, to take the House. The world is witnessing a new low today with this #S-tholeNations remark! totally unacceptable! uncalled for moreover it shows a lack a respect and IGNORANCE never seen before in the recent history of the USA by any President! "So, I see this as a thing to celebrate", he said. Three people briefed on the conversation described the language. "The so-called bipartisan DACA deal presented yesterday to myself and a group of Republican Senators and Congressmen was a big step backwards", he said.
Amid the furore the president criticized the immigration proposal.