Maryland lawmakers, Mayor Pugh condemn Trump's comments on immigrants

"We have sent a formal letter of protest to the United States government, also highlighting the value of Salvadorans and recalling that there were compatriots who worked on the reconstruction of the Pentagon after the unfortunate terrorist attacks of 2001", El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren said on Friday.

After an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks, the group said it was "concerned at the continuing and growing trend from the United States administration toward Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color". "Mr. President will you respond to these serious questions about your statement sir?"

The AU representative said they were alarmed by Trump's "very racist" comments. As for Africa, he asked why more people from "s--hole countries" should be allowed into the US, sources said to The AP.

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC said Friday he spoke "directly" to President Trump inside the Oval Office after he reportedly used a crude slur to describe to "s***hole countries" from Africa.

In a response labelled by global media as damage control, Mr Trump has denied using derogatory words but admitted his language was "tough".

"He didn't shock me that he would say something like that", said Roy Doron, an associate professor of history at WSSU.

CNN political analyst and White House reporter April Ryan outlined a unique way for people to oppose President Donald Trump's reported comments that some foreign nations are "s-hole countries". Now more than ever we need to hear your voices.

Durbin is part of a bipartisan group of six senators who announced Thursday the framework of a compromise on immigration. "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians". 'The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel. Take them out, ' though he denies speaking disparagingly about Haitians. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!" the president added. "He said those hate-filled words".

His promise is now in question after the comments allegedly made during a private immigration meeting with lawmakers.

"The statement that he made is not from the entire America, it is from only one person", Charitable said. The legislation would provide a pathway to citizenship for so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the children, but would also incorporate other border and internal security provisions to try to appease Republicans. That's when he used these vile and vulgar comments, calling the nations they come from, 's***holes.' The exact word used by the president - not just once, but repeatedly.

"Trump took particular issue with the characterization of his comments on Haiti". "He's president of the United States".