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'I am not a racist,' Trump says after disparaging comments about Haiti, African nations
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14 Enero, 2018

People walk together to mark the eighth anniversary of the massive earthquake in Haiti and to condemn President Donald Trump's reported statement about immigrants from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador on Jan. 12, 2018, in Miami, Florida. But what has been a fairly routine exam for previous presidents has taken on outsized importance in the age of Trump, given the tone of some of his tweets, comments attributed to some of his close advisers and Trump's recent slurring of words on national TV.

LGBT rights advocates in Haiti on Friday condemned President Trump after he reportedly described their country as a "shithole".

Spectrum News visited Inter-Faith Works in Syracuse, an organization that works with immigrants and refugees, and spoke with a member from Zimbabwe who called Trump's comments disturbing.

The ugliness here isn't in the view, but in the viewer. "I've not read one of them that's inaccurate". Dick Durbin, Illinois Democrat, and Sen.

How much of Trump's health information is released to the public is up to the president, but Sanders said she expects the White House to release the same kind of details past presidents have made public. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.); House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), and Reps. Social media have blossomed with sardonically captioned photos of African cities like Lagos and Accra, with their highways and skyscrapers. The only thing to do when the world has come to feel like the implausible output of an ambitious but not particularly talented television writer is to cover it that way. To date, he has largely focused on prison re-entry programming, providing services and supports for people coming home from prison.

The president was referring to African countries and Haiti, and then suggested the US should welcome immigrants from places like Norway, whose prime minister met with Trump on Wednesday.

In December of that year, when he called for a travel ban barring all Muslim travelers from the U.S.

Editor's note: Contains vulgar language. Josué Azor, a photographer who documents Port-au-Prince's LGBT nightlife, on Friday said there are "a lot of people reacting after the Trump comment".

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Former U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic James "Wally" Brewster on Friday noted to the Blade that he traveled to Haiti several times when he was ambassador from 2013-2017.

"To squander that goodwill certainly means many difficulties in terms of pursuing trade, in terms of doing business comfortably, in terms of counter terrorism, security cooperation", Lewis said.

"I don't understand what it means to be not a racist in the traditional sense", Johnson said.

I could write a passionate rebuttal extolling all the virtues of Haiti, the island my parents are from, the first free black nation in the Western Hemisphere. "He said, 'Oh, that's a good line'".

In the meeting, Trump criticized the tentative bipartisan agreement drafted by Durbin, Arizona Republican Jeff Flake and four other senators.

Trump has denied using that language but others present say he did.

Recalling Trump's earlier comments vilifying Mexicans who cross the border as "rapists" and Trump's re-tweeting of anti-Muslim propaganda from a far-right British group, Colville says policy proposals targeting entire groups on grounds of nationality or religion goes against universal values.

"Made up by Dems", he tweeted.


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