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Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington

Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington

Donald Trump ragging on immigrants from "sh*hole countries" in a January 11 Oval Office meeting has gotten him into some deep. well, sh*t.

Trump reportedly demanded to know why the USA allows so much immigration from the aforementioned "shithole countries" in a meeting with lawmakers about immigration policy on Thursday. The enormous damage that the 7.0-magnitude quake caused to the island's infrastructure and economy led to the designation for Haitians of a USA immigration protection known as Temporary Protected Status.

Not suprisingly, Trump's comments were met with heavy criticism and condemnation by many. But, he added, "I also understand the president is not a career politician, and may say things that aren't politically incorrect".

Francois came to Orlando from Haiti in 1983 and says to hear what President Trump said about her country hurt.

Trump previously told Haitian-Americans: "I really want to be your greatest champion, and I will be your champion", while he was campaigning previous year in Miami's Little Haiti. Dick Durbin (D-IL) confirmed the allegations.

Haitians on the island and across the United States, where more than 600,000 Haitians live, offered prayers at ceremonies for those who were killed by the 7.0 magnitude natural disaster that struck on January 12, 2010.

"Any alleged comments by the President in a (n) immigration meeting are best responded to by the the White House".

'I appreciate Senator Durbin's statements and have enjoyed working with him and many others on this important issue. I was very proud of him.

"Sisters of Mercy are present in numerous countries President Trump categorized as 'shitholes, '" the sisters said in a statement.

Trump had been quoted as saying during a meeting at the White House earlier in the week, "Why do we want all these people from Africa here?"

His comments on Thursday also threatened to further imperil immigration talks aimed at extending protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many of whom were brought to the country as children and are now here illegally.

He said Trump used the most vulgar term "more than once".

Trump on Friday denied using certain "language", but didn't offer more specifics. Some African governments found themselves in an awkward position as top recipients of U.S. aid but Botswana's government called Trump's comment "reprehensible and racist". That's when he used these vile and vulgar comments, calling the nations they come from 's*#&hole.' The exact word used by the President.

On Friday, Cardinal Blase Cupich tweeted: "Grateful for Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable, "Founder of Chicago"-and Haitian immigrant". She said "It's incomprehensible that these words came out of the mouth of the president of the United States of America, a country that was founded on being free from discrimination and treating people fairly and having people come here, the land of the free". Since they are receiving American aid, they were slow to criticize the president's comment.

At a forum Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ryan, R-Wis., said, "We just have to get it done".

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