As the son of a Haitian immigrants and pastor of the largely Haitian Kingdom Church in Orlando, Pastor Jacques says he's disheartened by President's Trump's comments about Haiti.
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".
"If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency", Bornstein wrote.
"I think it's going to go very well", the president earlier predicted.
"The idea that if you're from a country that is a failing country, that somehow predicts or forecloses you from being able to succeed as an immigrant, I've never heard of anything like that", Meissner said.
Search and rescue crews continue looking for survivors, victims in mudslides
Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown and Cal Fire updated the status of the recovery effort in an afternoon news conference. Highway 101 will remain closed indefinitely and more rain is expected to hit the Santa Barbara area next week, said CHP Capt.
That same month the Trump administration also revoked protected status from Nicaraguans and suggested it would gather more information on Honduras to determine if they will also take away protected status from that Central American country.
Of that population, 21,000 people are from African nations and most of which are from western Africa.
After an emergency session to discuss Mr Trump's remarks, a group of 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations said it was "concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the USA administration toward Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of colour". Trump spent about three hours at the medical facility in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington, for the Friday afternoon checkup, his first as president, before departing for Florida for the weekend.
He was immediately denounced as a "racist" who praised white immigrants over ethnic minorities with the United Nations calling the comments "shocking and shameful". Likewise, the Vatican described Trump's comments as "particularly harsh and offensive". "We have consistently been portrayed as shitty people from shitty countries".
"As individual Christians, we have a biblical responsibility to place the needs of others above our own, but as commander in chief, President Trump has the constitutional responsibility to place the interests of our nation above the needs of other countries".
USA may reimpose sanctions on Iran
Under the deal, Iran allows strict limits on its nuclear program in return for easing of economic sanctions. Allies like French President Macron also encouraged Trump to stick with the deal.
Some Nigerians did not hold back, with many on Twitter saying their country was a "shithole", but that it was "our shithole" to criticise.
Even war-torn South Sudan weighed in, with President Salva Kiir's spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny slamming the comments as "outrageous".
"Had he said one thing one time, we might say that was a slip of the tongue or it's an example of unconscious racial bias or it was a mistake", he added.
However Juba businesswoman Jenny Jore, 31, told AFP that Trump's remarks were "on point".
This came after two senators presented details of a bipartisan immigration deal which Trump rejected.
Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" monologue also took on Trump's latest controversy. Friday night in Raleigh, African immigrants had plenty to say about the president.
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