Republican senators say they don't recall vulgar Trump comment

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Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said she was appalled by President Donald Trump's recent comments in the Oval Office, in which he reportedly said immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations come "from shithole countries" and questioned why they should be welcomed in by the United States.

Botswana officials noted that they had "summoned" U.S. Ambassador Earl R. Miller regarding the statements that President Trump had made during a meeting with lawmakers a day earlier, during which the chief executive allegedly exclaimed: "What do we want Haitians here for?"

Haitians and Africans in Maryland say they don't think they should be written off. In his tweet, Mahama referred to speech made by Trump to African leaders at the United Nations in September, when the US president praised their nations but also mistakenly referred to a nonexistent country called "Nambia".

Former President Bill Clinton, right, is seen in this 2013 file photo with Haiti's former President Michel Martelly at a memorial service remembering the lives lost in the January 2010 natural disaster. Many advocates said the comments shed light on why the Trump administration last fall stripped Haitians of Temporary Protected Status - specialized protection granted to people from countries experiencing significant turmoil - in which it would be unsafe for its citizens to return. "... they and their homelands deserve our respect and gratitude". "We should have more people from Norway".

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But people in the Nordic nation - a year ago named the happiest place on earth - have no desire to move to the U.S., according to a report on Norwegian national TV.

"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?"

Trump demanded to know why the U.S. would accept immigrants from these countries rather than places like Norway, whose prime minister he had met the day before.

Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country.

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"The President's comments damaged us greatly". "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made-a big setback for DACA!". On Monday, the department took that same action against immigrants from El Salvador, another country reportedly mentioned at an immigration meeting Thursday.

African Union ambassadors to the United Nations have demanded an apology from U.S. President Donald Trump for his racist remark on the people of Africa.

A spokesman for the United Nations said Friday that Trump's reported words were racist.

Trump took to Twitter on Friday to deny using the vulgar term during a White House meeting Thursday on immigration.

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Trump later tweeted that the language he used was tough, but not the language being reported.

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