CNN reported U.S. Sen. Reporter: Democratic senator dick Durbin was in that oval office meeting.
"Most of them are expressing how shocked and pissed off they are", Azor told the Blade. Since taking office, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has promoted an aggressive agenda of reversing the policies of the Obama years, including reviving contracting with private prisons, urging federal prosecutors to seek harsher prison terms and opposing sentencing reform.
Democrats also condemned Trump's alleged comments. The inner cities, he insisted, were full of crime and poverty - "they're just hell". Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. "Our country is better than this".
In a statement it said it had asked the U.S. government, through its ambassador, to "clarify" if the derogatory remark also applied to Botswana given that there were Botswana nationals living in the United States and others who wished to go there. The statement, many agree, is characteristic of him for all of its impulsivity but still difficult to stomach when examining foreign affairs.
The AU's mission in Washington expressed its "infuriation, disappointment and outrage" at the comment and demanded a retraction as well as an apology.
Trump has probably never traveled to the countries he's insulted, but I suppose he means they're poor and/or unhappy. The re-entry concept was initiated under President Bill Clinton, received legislative support from President George W. Bush and has been embraced by corrections leaders around the nation.
In an oddly-timed coincidence, the US president yesterday signed a declaration honoring killed civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr, three days before the federal holiday celebrated in his honor.
The American ideal is embraced by people all over the globe.
Editor's note: NPR has decided in this case to spell out the vulgar word that the president reportedly used because it meets our standard for use of offensive language: It is "absolutely integral to the meaning and spirit of the story being told".
Subscribe to Variety Newsletters and Email Alerts! When Haitians' protected status came up, Durbin said Trump responded "Haitians?" In their recent book, "Let Trump Be Trump", former top campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie described the four major food groups on Trump's campaign plane as "McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, pizza and Diet Coke".
The Washington Post reported Thursday night that Trump made the comments during a private meeting with lawmakers about immigration, referring to Haiti and some African countries. I want safety and security for our people.
Ultimately, Sharry said the ability to get a deal rests on Graham's shoulders, like him or not.
The White House said Trump's physician, Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, was expected to release a brief statement on Friday after the exam and then provide a detailed readout of the exam on Tuesday and answer questions from reporters.
The group "is concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the U.S. administration towards Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color", it said.
He said the comments, if confirmed, were "shocking and shameful" and added: "I'm sorry, but there's no other word one can use but racist". Social media have blossomed with sardonically captioned photos of African cities like Lagos and Accra, with their highways and skyscrapers.