Trump, who purportedly questioned Thursday why people from "shithole countries" wanted to emigrate to the United States, asked Congress to create a immigration bill in exchange for funding for the border wall.
"Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?" the president said.
Trump's response Friday morning was particularly notable after White House spokesperson Raj Shah did not deny the "s***hole" remark on Thursday evening. He did so after Mr. Trump tweeted a denial, saying that he used "tough" language but "not that language". "It's painfully ironic, or for some, just plain painful, that, today, the President sought to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr".
Meanwhile, the condemnation has been swift.
Uganda's state minister for worldwide relations, Henry Okello Oryem, called the remarks "unfortunate and regrettable" and hoped that heads of state will reply at an African Union summit later this month.
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Federer instead looked to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as more suitable favourites. Obviously, winning a tournament before you play a grand slam helps", he said.
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Trump tweeted Friday morning: " The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used ". Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said during a briefing that no deal had been reached yet.
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Even if Canada succeeded with their claims, other countries would primarily benefit, not Canada, Lighthizer argued. But he questioned the strategic logic of antagonizing the Trump administration in the midst of NAFTA talks.
He later added, "I thought he misspoke, and, as I said, I think President Trump is not a racist, but I do think he is racially uninformed". The largest groups El Salvador and the second is Honduran and the third is Haitians and when I mentioned that fact to him, he said, "Haitians, do we need more Haitians?"
Paul Altidor, Haiti's ambassador to the US, called Trump's comments "regrettable" and based on "clichés and stereotypes rather than actual fact".
Senegal's foreign ministry also called in the US ambassador in Dakar to demonstrate its displeasure, a US State Department official said.
El Salvador's government on Friday sent a formal letter of protest to the United States over the "harsh terms detrimental to the dignity of El Salvador and other countries".
Espaillat says Trump's alleged remarks are in line with his previous behavior.
Mr. Trump's remarks have also left the small cluster of immigration hard-line groups whose agenda Mr. Trump has embraced scrambling to distance themselves from the president.
DACA shields almost 800,000 young immigrants from deportation by allowing them to work and study legally in the United States. Trump denies using the word "shithole" including towards Haiti, which is marking the eighth anniversary of a devastating quake.
Trump's apparent struggle with racial insensitivity also surfaced last fall.