emfizz.com
emfizz.com January 20, 2018


How Wisconsin politicians responded to Trump's 'shithole' comment

13 January 2018, 05:24 | Todd Saunders

Durbin confirms Trump 's***hole' remark, says language was 'hate-filled, vile and racist'

Trump Says 'This Was Not The Language Used' At DACA Meeting Following Reports Of Vulgar Comments

"The African Union Mission wishes to express its infuriation, disappointment and outrage over the unfortunate comment made by Mr. Donald Trump, the President of the United States of America, which remarks dishonor the celebrated American creed and respect for diversity and human dignity", the union said in a statement. "In reforming immigration we can not lose these American Ideals". Richard Durbin of IL - after Trump reportedly made the comment at an Oval Office meeting, where he was also is claimed to have said disparaging things about Haitian immigrants.

Haiti said it was shocked by Trump's reported remarks and summoned the top USA diplomat in the country, asking for an apology if the vulgar term had been used.

This comes after Trump was accused of saying "all" Haitians have AIDS and ended the country's protected status. But Sen. Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, was adamant and convincing Friday when he insisted that Trump did say it and said it repeatedly.

"In the course of his comments, said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist".

Graham declined to speak to CBS, but on Friday afternoon also released a statement that said, "Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday".

Graham, in his Friday statement, also vaguely referenced Durbin's statements. "The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel", Graham said in a statement.

Earlier in the day, the Office of UN Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said the USA president's reported remarks that immigrants were coming from "shithole countries" were racist. "The Dems will threaten "shutdown", but what they are really doing is shutting down our military, at a time we need it most".

"Ours is not a s***hole country and neither is Haiti or any other country in distress", Jessie Duarte, the deputy secretary general of South Africa's ruling African National Congress told reporters at a news conference in East London. "He used those words", Durbin said.

Ecuador seeks mediator to resolve 'unsustainable' Assange ordeal
While Sweden temporarily dropped that investigation , British officials say they'd still arrest him on charges of bail jumping. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has cryptically uploaded a picture of himself dressed in the national colors of Ecuador.


Donald Trump Announces Successful Delivery Of Fictional Call Of Duty Fighter Jet
For 11 months, they've had this phony cloud over this administration, over our government, and it has hurt our government. On Wednesday, Donald Trump was asked about the situation but appeared confused [VIDEO ] in his answer.


Breakthrough in German government coalition talks
That falls short of conservative demands for maintaining a block on such family reunification, but also is more limited than what the Social Democrats sought.


The president denied in a tweet this morning ever saying that countries like Haiti, El Salvador, or some African nations were "shithole countries".

In a statement it said it had asked the USA 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. They don't blink. They stand tall and they have dignity.

American Urban Radio Network's April Ryan thought it appropriate to shout, "are you a racist?" at President Trump at the conclusion of the signing ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Haitian government Friday condemned Trump's comments as a "racist view of the Haitian community".

"President Trump denies using that language".

In response to the reports, Trump tweeted that his language was "tough, but this was not the language used".

"The president made a mistake making those comments", Kilmeade said.

Haiti's Ambassador to the US, Paul Altidor, asked for an apology and called the comments "quite sad" in an interview with NPR.



Other News

Trending Now

California suspect in fatal hoax 911 call sent to Kansas
He was booked in Sedgwick County Jail on Thursday afternoon, according to The Wichita Eagle , and his bond is $500,000. The address was actually the home of Andrew Finch, who opened his front door when he saw that police were outside.

Honda Details 50 MPG 2019 Insight Hybrid
Production of the 2019 Insight will take place at a plant in Greensburg, Indiana, where Honda produces the Civic and CR-V. Honda hasn't announced the powertrain specs, but it does say that it's targeting a combined rating over 50 mpg.

Sam's Club stores are closing their doors
The law, which passed before the New Year, offers companies a drastic tax cut by bringing the corporate rate down to 21% from 35%. The news about the layoffs, which Walmart apparently tried to downplay by announcing the bonuses, was met with severe criticism.

Samsung Suffers a Loss in China Patent Lawsuit Against Huawei
The congress members were concerned that Huawei is working so closely with the Communist Party and intelligence services in China. Their reason, USA lawmakers expressed concerned about potential ties between Huawei and the Chinese government.

Steve Bannon to Step Down From Breitbart News
The meeting also involved her brother, Donald Trump Jr., and her husband and White House special advisor, Jared Kushner. John TrumpTrump files paperwork to transfer businesses MORE , and a Russian attorney in Trump Tower was " treasonous ".

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has life support turned off
Jessica Falkholt in a scene from Home and Away . "Small comfort that Jess never knew what happened to her family #RIP". Vivien's brother Paul delivered a eulogy, and remembered Lars as a loving father who doted on his daughters.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze heads to Switch this year
No, Nintendo isn't calling it Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze POLAR EDITION or anything, just the plain old original title. You can read our full review of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for the Wii U for more details about the game.

BJP flays minister Sait for opposition to instant triple talaq
The Union Law Minister has said that the government wants to improve the lot of the Muslim women in the country. The fight against triple talaq was supported by the number of women after Shayara Bano case.

Dark Souls Remastered Announced for the Switch, PS4, And Xbox One
Keep your eyes locked to TiX, and you may see some Dark Souls content in the leading up to the launch of Dark Souls : Remastered . The Switch is not going to turn into a dumping ground for games that came out on the Xbox 360 or Wii U four or five years ago.

Twitch Paid $900 Million For Overwatch League Exclusive Live Stream
Twitch has said it's working with the game's developer to create new rewards for Overwatch fans, such as exclusive in-game items. On the Overwatch League's first day (of Stage 1 - Week 1), the Twitch stream peaked at 415,000 concurrent viewers.