Trump drew sharp worldwide criticism, including from the United Nations, when he apparently said that African and other countries were "shithole countries" in a bipartisan discussion of US immigration regulations. "Did he use anything similar to that describing certain countries?" Yes even though I have found president Donald Trump statement offensive but I am also in a way applauding him for telling us Africans to wake up and depend on ourselves rather than depending on them for our survival.
She didn't elaborate what that tough language was.
"The African Union Commission is frankly alarmed at statements by the President of the United States when referring to migrants of African countries and others in such contemptuous terms", he said through his spokesperson Ebba Kalondo.
Nielsen, under oath, said she "did not hear" the word "s-hole", during an exchange with Sen.
Democrats on the panel used the hearing to vent their outrage over the president's comments. Sen.
"It was Martin Luther King that said there's 'nothing in this world more risky than honest ignorance and conscientious stupidity, '" Booker said. Durbin said - that he stood by every word that he said.
Senators also pressed Nielsen about the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, under which some 700,000 mostly young people brought to the country illegally by their parents have been allowed to stay.
Do not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor's orders. Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, said on Tuesday that Trump was in excellent health overall but needed to lose weight, eat better, and break a sweat more often. "Tuesday we had a president that I was proud to golf with, call my friend, who understood immigration had to be bipartisan", Graham said. Those of us who stand by and do nothing are complicit in that ignorance'. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, who was one of the lawmakers in the room, asserted on Tuesday that the President did use those words. "They were surprised. And they said, 'Well you can stop now, that's unbelievable.' And I said, 'I can go much longer than this if you want me to'".
This week, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders fired back at reporters who insist that Trump is racist because he wants to stamp out illegal immigration and have a merit-based immigration system.
"My father sees one color: green".
"I think the president is encouraging us to go as quickly as we can", Nielsen responded.
And further complicating the issue, unless a deal is reached on DACA, there's a real possibility the government could shut down on Friday.