Trump's immigration remarks denounced by Florida lawmakers, represent second snub towards Haitians

Haiti said it was shocked by Trump's reported remarks on Thursday and summoned the top United States diplomat in the country for an explanation.

The New York Times, NBC News, BuzzFeed and CNN confirmed reports of the comment. Sen.

The White House issued a statement on Thursday which did not dispute the allegation. "The most disheartening thing to me is my belief that that was the first time words that hateful have been spoken in the Oval Office of the White House".

Mexico's former president, Vicente Fox, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump, said in a colorful tweet that "America's greatness was built on diversity".

A number of foreign governments and dignitaries have joined a growing chorus, expressing their displeasure at the president's alleged comments. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), told MSNBC that Graham confronted Trump on his remarks.

The comments came during discussions about protecting immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and African countries, who would be affected by the removal of the Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, program. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!"

Mr Durbin added, "When the question was asked about Haitians. he said, 'Haitians?" Trump wrote on Twitter early Friday. "We should have more people from places like Norway". "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust".

Deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte of the African National Congress pointed out the United States itself has millions of people out of work or without health care.

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Sunny Hostin didn't sugarcoat it Friday morning on "The View", saying Donald Trump's latest controversial comments led to her realization that the president is a racist.

Many lawmakers have condemned the comments as racist and unbecoming of the presidency.

"There is no other word one can use but "racist"..."

Haitians on Friday pushed back at US President Donald Trump's reported description of the Caribbean country as a "sh*thole", instead celebrating a history of slave revolution and resilience on the eighth anniversary of a devastating quake.

Africans and Haitians come from "shithole" countries?

Facing a global backlash, the president on Friday denied using the offensive language in a series of tweets.

Moderate GOP Sen. Susan Collins of ME chimed in on Twitter to call Trump's remarks "highly inappropriate & out of bounds".

"Many people have been surprised from what they heard from Trump, but not me", said Syverain, a member of the Haitian American Community Church in San Jose.

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