In a series of tweets on Friday morning, Trump said the language used by him at the meeting was "tough, but this was not the language used", stressing that he "never said anything derogatory about Haitians".
In the same meeting he is said to have alleged that all Haitian immigrants had AIDS.
Africans have reacted angrily after US President Donald Trump reportedly referred to their nations as "shithole countries", with many accusing the US president of racism and ignorance. Trump allegedly said in referrence to African countries and Haiti. "Made up by Dems", Trump tweeted. "I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians", Trump said on Twitter Friday. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!"
- There's an estimated 36,000 Haitians living in Central Florida and they're reacting to President Trump's comments about their country.
America First is one of the hallmarks of Trump's presidency, and reflects his stance on immigration. The White House did not deny his remark but issued a statement saying Trump supports immigration policies that welcome "those who can contribute to our society".
Meanwhile, Kathinka Froystad addressed the President directly, saying: "Dear Mr President, I am glad you enjoyed meeting my prime minister, but I am quite happy where I am and would not even dream of settling down in the United States during your s***hole, racist and misogynist regime". The American people are sure the media can cook up another reason for the duly elected president to be forcibly removed from the White House.
The African Union has also said it was alarmed by President Trump's vulgar statement.
Prominent Kenyan commentator Patrick Gathara, told AFP that Trump's words were nothing new from a "racist and ignorant" administration, nor from the West at large.
Trump asked why 'pretty Korean lady' wasn't helping with North Korea negotiations
NBC News also cited a source saying Trump "frequently uses that kind of language", despite those around him telling him not to. In a tweet, Trump said: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough , but this was not the language used".
"President Trump said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist", said Sen. Some of them are his friends, and I can hear them now, telling me: 'Donald didn't mean that, ' 'Donald isn't a racist, ' 'I think it was taken out of context.'. After all, this is the president who kicked off his campaign by claiming that Mexico was sending "rapists" to the United States. "That's not how a president behaves". "But if House Speaker Paul Ryan and the hard right in the House of Representatives coalesce behind U.S. Rep".
The 2016 letter put Trump's blood pressure and cholesterol measurements in the healthy range, though he uses a cholesterol-lowering statin medication. Day, which is Monday.
The NAACP president predicted Trump's remarks will help motivate African-American voters in the 2018 midterm elections, saying the comments are "the language of the '50s and '60s, it is the language of a Ross Barnett and a George Wallace".
Democrats have not budged on their demand that the almost 800,000 illegal aliens shielded from deportation by the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program be given amnesty, along with their parents who brought them here illegally.
Echoed Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine: "These comments are highly inappropriate and out of bounds and could hurt efforts for a bipartisan immigration agreement".
However, some senators have debunked Trump's response.
The president suggested that instead, the US should allow more entrants from countries like Norway.
With Friday being the eight year anniversary of the catastrophic natural disaster in Haiti, Jacques says it brings the conversation full circle - knowing many link those images of destruction and devastation, labeling the country, but he says it won't limit them.
The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly describe the conversation. President Obama, whose father was from Kenya, has not responded. Trump reportedly asked in a conversation about immigration with members of Congress. He asserted that there were good people on both sides of a white supremacist rally and counterprotest that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va. "Because of the Democrats not being interested in life and safety, DACA has now taken a big step backwards". "The Wall was not properly funded, Chain and Lottery were made worse and the US would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime countries".