The latest racist remarks by President Donald Trump of the United States of America targeted at Haitians and Africans has sparked global outrage with many describing his comments as reckless.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said the comments were "beneath the dignity of the presidency" and Trump's desire for more immigrants from countries like Norway was "an effort to set this country back generations by promoting a homogenous, white society".
Apparently, President Trump's reaction to the upcoming deal left Congress members from both parties in shock, if not for the statement itself, then for the flippancy with which he declared it. Senator Dick Durbin of IL spoke on his bewilderment, calling the language used, "heartbreaking".
The White House physician pronounced Donald Trump to be in "excellent health" after Trump had his first medical exam as USA president on Friday, capping off a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny.
The Republican president's comments were decried as racist by African and Haitian politicians, by the United Nations human rights office and by USA lawmakers from both major parties.
Friday's examination did not entail a psychiatric assessment, but members of Congress reportedly had a psychiatry professor brief them about Mr Trump in a Capitol Hill meeting last month.
Republican and Democratic Senators in Washington on Friday spoke out, as Trump tried to defend himself after reports that he questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa, rather than places like Norway.
In December 2015, as a presidential candidate, Mr Trump posted on Twitter that his medical report would "show perfection". King's memory is marked with a national holiday, which falls this year on Monday. Trump asked the group. He ignored reporters who shouted questions about his remarks.
The comments revived charges that Trump is racist and roiled already tenuous immigration talks that included discussion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. That, in turn, is feeding a misunderstanding that concessions on spending will buy a better deal on immigration, the person added.
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Trump calls nations 'shithole' in White House talks
Graham and Durbin thought they would be meeting with Trump alone and were surprised to find immigration hard-liners such as Rep. President Trump's outrageous remark about immigration leaves us stunned - embarrassed for him and for this country.
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 US following a devastating 2010 quake. He added the country "would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime countries which are doing badly". The reaction was prompted by a request for protection of immigrants from Haiti, African nations, and El Salvador as part of a bipartisan immigration plan.
US Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of SC, said in a statement that he had confronted Trump during the meeting, but he did not publicly condemn his remarks.
"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"
CNN's Anderson Cooper said Mr Trump's comment was, "Not racial". "Ours is not a shithole country".
A source familiar with Thursday's meeting said the President did not refer to Haiti as a "shithole" country, though he did say it about countries in Africa.
Commentary: From America's Voice Texas-During a weekend in which our country will celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, many Americans will also have to grapple with the fact that the President of the United States is a racist.
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, who hailed Trump as a great president after passage of the tax cut, Tweeted Thursday: 'I look forward to getting a more detailed explanation regarding the President's comments.
Durbin and Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, each spoke to Trump during phone calls Thursday morning to outline the contours of the deal, according to a Democratic congressional aide who requested anonymity to discuss the internal deliberations.
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He also ordered 14 separate sanctions to punish Iran over its human rights abuses, including in response to recent protests . Trump has argued that Obama, a Democrat, negotiated a bad deal for the United States in agreeing to the nuclear accord.
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