During a meeting about the program of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly known as DACA, the president of the United States Donald Trump, allegedly made derogatory comments in which he labels immigrants from some countries as "crap".
Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addresses media in December 2016. But Trump has said so many things on so many occasions that have rubbed the raw edges of race in America that they have raised the larger question.
Ambassadors unanimously agreed the resolution after an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks. Complaining about immigrants from "shithole countries" coming to the United States is bigoted and racist.
Republican Sens. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, who attended the meeting, said in a statement that they "do not recall the president saying these comments specifically". What this episode also does is shatter the endless euphemisms and dissembling that Trump and his allies have employed to obscure a related truth: That the nationalism at the core of Trumpism is heavily driven by a reactionary backlash to the current ethnic and racial mix of the US population - it is white nationalism, despite all the what-me-racist protestation to the contrary.
"If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency", Bornstein wrote.
On a day when Haitians planned to mourn the dead, outrage swept across the country over Trump reportedly describing Haiti and countries in Africa as "s-hole countries" during an Oval Office meeting on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 quake. "It's unfortunate that he is representative of a class of people who rely on the labor of those they seek to destroy".
"My hope is that it will inspire individuals to say I'm going to live my life to prove them wrong, that statement wrong, the misconceptions wrong, or the labels wrong", Jacques said.
Trump offered the tweet at 8:14 a.m. with little other comment.
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. The vast majority of Latino journalists and political observers in my circle knew exactly what Trump was doing - inciting fear for votes - and how those comments would be well-received in many quarters.
Some Nigerians did not hold back, with many on Twitter saying their country was a "shithole", but that it was "our shithole" to criticise.
Donald Trump ignored it when a reporter asked him at the White House on Friday whether he was a racist.
Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" monologue also took on Trump's latest controversy.
South African comedian Trevor Noah, star of "The Daily Show", described himself as an offended citizen of "South S***hole" and also criticised Trump's preferred choice of Norway for immigrants.