Haiti's Ambassador To The US Responds To Donald Trump's Controversial Statements

Haiti's Ambassador To The US Responds To Donald Trump's Controversial Statements

President Trump signed a proclamation Friday for Martin Luther King Jr.

A group of "extremely appalled" African countries demanded yesterday that US President Donald Trump retract and apologise for his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" nations.

The president said at the White House that "love was central" to the slain civil rights leader. He said that Trump and Carson, the lone African-American member of the Cabinet, were talking about the fallout from Thursday's vulgar remarks when Trump turned to him and said, "I am not the person that the media is making me out to be".

"In addition, the president singled out Haiti, telling lawmakers that immigrants from that country must be left out of any deal, these people said". "They reinforce abhorrent racist attitudes, and evidence of the lack of knowledge, understanding, and empathy we expect of the person who occupies the highest office in the land".

Another Republican Representative, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who was born in Cuba and whose south Florida district includes many Haitian immigrants, said: "Language like that shouldn't be heard in locker rooms and it shouldn't be heard in the White House".

More news: Rory McIlroy plays down heart irregularity

Trump on Friday denied saying "anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country".

While demanding a "retraction and an apology" from Trump, the 54 countries also thanked those Americans "from all walks of life who have condemned the remarks". Trump reportedly said. "Take them out". "He said these hate-filled things, and he said them repeatedly".

The president's Twitter posts on Friday morning referred to the meeting with lawmakers a day earlier about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, the Obama-era effort that provided temporary work permits and reprieves from deportation to immigrants brought to the United States as children by their parents. "There is no other word one can use but 'racist, '" United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville told a Geneva news briefing. The president, according to a White House official, also suggested he would be open to more immigrants from Asian countries because he felt they help the United States economically. "Google Abuja and find what the description of what the president says".

The president of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, tweeted that Trump's statement struck a blow "to the dignity of the Salvadoran people".

"Trump has also previously claimed his good health is one of his greatest assets" and described himself as "healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency".

Related News:

  • Cavaliers Willing To Trade Tristan Thompson "In The Right Deal"

    LeBron James isn't enjoying the view lately, watching the end of blowout losses from the Cleveland Cavaliers' bench. The Cavs played without four guards: Isaiah Thomas , Dwyane Wade , Derrick Rose and Iman Shumpert .
    Didn't expect so much assistance to Ashwin from pitch: Markram

    Didn't expect so much assistance to Ashwin from pitch: Markram

    It's the second time in a short career, but I'm just going to keep saying it's part of the game and try to be positive. South Africa were 78 for no wicket at lunch after winning the toss and batting on an easy-paced pitch.
    18 dead, 5 missing in Southern California mudslides

    18 dead, 5 missing in Southern California mudslides

    The blaze burned more than 440 square miles and more than 1,000 homes, businesses and other buildings in the area last month. After a wildfire , burned vegetation and charred soil create a water repellent layer which blocks water absorption.
  • Senator Cotton Doesn't Recall Trump Making Vulgar Comment at Meeting

    Senator Cotton Doesn't Recall Trump Making Vulgar Comment at Meeting

    Haiti said it was shocked by Trump's reported remarks and summoned the top USA diplomat in the country for an explanation. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, a country that shares the island with Haiti .
    More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal

    More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal

    Ronaldo almost scored from close range just before halftime, but his shot was brilliantly saved by goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo. Fornals picked up the loose ball just outside the area and chipped it over the goalkeeper for the stunning victor .
    Wagner admits Huddersfield players 'below par' for West Ham thrashing

    Wagner admits Huddersfield players 'below par' for West Ham thrashing

    The Hammers face a crucial run of winnable fixtures which could go some way to securing their Premier League safety. At the end, as I said it's frustrating, but we have to go forward, and we know exactly what we have done wrong.
  • Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan joins Istanbul Basaksehir on loan

    Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan joins Istanbul Basaksehir on loan

    BARCELONA have confirmed Arda Turan has joined Istanbul Basaksehir on loan until 2020. Turan bid a poignant farewell to Barcelona on Saturday via Facebook .
    Malian Sako hands Palace narrow win over Burnley

    Malian Sako hands Palace narrow win over Burnley

    Burnley have gone six league matches without a win but remain seventh in the standings on 34 points from 23 games. That's what's changed this season away from home - 17 points on the road is no mean feat.
    Man Fatally Shoots His Mother After Broken Video Game Headset Dispute

    Man Fatally Shoots His Mother After Broken Video Game Headset Dispute

    Matthew then fled the scene, with police catching up to him near a relative's home and arresting him for homicide. The 28-year-old began shouting while he was playing computer games in his room on Wednesday night, police said.
  • Gerrit Cole Traded to Astros for Colin Moran, Joe Musgrove, More

    Gerrit Cole Traded to Astros for Colin Moran, Joe Musgrove, More

    He had a breakout 2017 campaign in the minors, slashing.308/.373/.542 with 18 home runs in 73 games at Triple-A Fresno. Musgrove pitched in 38 games (15 starts) last season for the Astros and went 7-8 with a 4.77 ERA.

    Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) Insider Sells 35604 Shares of Stock

    Dupont Capital Management Corp acquired a new position in shares of Marathon Oil in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $122,000. Argi Service Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).
    'Israel OKs 1222 new housing units in West Bank', NGO

    'Israel OKs 1222 new housing units in West Bank', NGO

    The killing of the Israeli settler happened on Tuesday near the illegal Israeli settlement of Havat Gilad, where the 35-year-old rabbi resided.


Most liked

Dark Souls, Donkey Kong Country lead a wave of Nintendo Switch ports
While Sony and Microsoft have concentrated effort towards 4K support , Nintendo is just fine with the Switch maxing out at 1080p. The Wii U platformer Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is coming to the Switch with Funky Kong as a new playable character.

Trump says USA could stay in Paris climate accord
There is nothing in the Paris deal which bans specific types of fuels, nor are there any penalties. Spoiler alert: We already do that. "It took away a lot of our asset values", President Trump said.

Meidcaid recipients to get work requirements
No state or federal administrator can add another requirement that is not in federal law. Some 65% of men on Medicaid are working, while 56% of women are employed.

Russian Federation probe is 'Democrat hoax'; won't commit to meet Mueller
She released the transcript of Glenn Simpson's interview over the objections of the committee's Republican chairman, Iowa Sen. Others condemned the USA president's comments as inappropriate or racist.

Boat carrying 40 school children capsizes in western India
By the end of the day, Coast Guard personnel and local boatmen rescued 28 students and two drivers. He also confirmed that coast guard were using the services of helicopter for search operation.

Area braces for winter weather
As a clipper type low move in, we'll have clouds, snow showers and cold temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday . One of the major concerns for many is that the drains are clogged, which causes flooding on roadways.

United States could 'conceivably' stay in Paris climate pact
The conservative prime minister had said before the meeting that she'd put climate on the agenda in the bilateral talks. The president emphasised that he is not going to let the Paris agreement deny the USA competitive edge.

Supreme Court issues notice to Maharashtra government on Judge Loya's death
Naik said the death case should also be revisited and a transparent administrative mechanism be put in place in the apex court . The issue came to spotlight in November 2017 after media reports, quoting his sister, fuelled suspicion about his death.

Myanmar army's admission of killings a 'positive step': Suu
Saturday's report says Suu Kyi said: "It is a positive indication that we are taking the steps to be responsible". Suu Kyi made the comments Friday during a joint news conference with Japan's foreign minister.

A 146-inch television will soon be available for purchase
In fact, the manufacturer called it a "world's first" during its unveiling at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Last Vegas. You see, the Korean giant has been focusing its efforts on setting itself apart from its rivals with a number of unusual TV sets.

Five women accuse James Franco of on-set 'sexually exploitative' behavior
He wore the Time's Up pin "because I do support it", he told host Stephen Colbert, before addressing the tweets and allegations. The Times said in a statement that it had cancelled the event "given the controversy surrounding recent allegations ".

You must apologise to Africans, AU tells Donald Trump
Bruce Poliquin also criticized the president's words, but in more mild terms. "They just pretend to like us, but they don't". We know that lawyers are looking for evidence of racist bias in White House immigration policies and other initiatives.

Resurgent Kerber Reinforces Australian Open Favorite Status After Winning WTA Sydney
Elise Mertens successfully defended her Hobart International title with a 6-1 4-6 6-3 victory over Mihaela Buzarnescu. The German would ultimately take their match in three sets, cruising through the final two sets against the American.

ONGC chopper, with seven on board crashes in Mumbai
In addition, two Seaking helicopters are involved in the SAR efforts in rotation from Naval Air Station Shikra. As the news of the crash spread, several ONGC employees gathered at the homes of the missing officials.

Keep off state's education system, Bukhari tells army
The Army chief also expressed concern over campaign against security forces and the country on the social media in the State.