It's a feeling shared by these three women, each from different African nations, Liberia, Nigeria and Gambia that now call Wichita home, after reports President Donald Trump used a vulgar term to describe Haiti and other African countries.
However, his advisers notably did not dispute the most controversial of his reported remarks: using the word "s**thole" to describe African nations, and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
Trump's comments came during an Oval Office meeting where he questioned why the USA would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to one participant and people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.
But US Senator Richard Durbin, Democrat of IL, one of six lawmakers who were in the meeting Thursday, at the White House, on immigration with Trump, confirmed reports of the president's remarks.
"Those sentiments and the way he handled the meetings are not going to bring Democrats closer to the president on substance", the aide said, adding that the comment gives "a glimpse into the reasoning why" the president rejected a deal after "Democrats met him more than halfway". I've not read one of them that's inaccurate.
JB Pritzker, a Democrat running for IL governor, released the following statement Friday: "I've said it before and I'll say it again: Donald Trump is a racist and a xenophobe who has never had the dignity to be in the White House", said JB Pritzker.
He is also a design engineer in the defense industry and a Haitian immigrant who says the portrayal of his country is offensive.
Trump this week voiced frustration behind closed doors about people coming to the U.S. from what he said were "sh**hole countries", according to sources.
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Various African leaders have summoned United States ambassadors in their countries for a full explanation of Trump's remarks.
Trump's denial came among a series of other tweets in which he defended his immigration stance.
The tweets suggest that Trump is interested in a system that would only accept individuals from certain countries and backgrounds in exchange for a DACA deal - as well as a much more substantial border investment than one year of funding and technology upgrades the lawmakers had presented.
In stark contrast to his administration's decision to end protected status for Haiti, Trump said "the truth is Haiti is still suffering very badly, maybe as badly".
Durbin told reporters on Friday that throughout the president's remarks, Trump said "things which were hate-filled, vile and racist".
Hardest hit? The U.S. press, which had fingers crossed that a physical exam could provide the pretext to throw Trump out of the Oval Office.
As president, Trump has assembled the least racially or ethnically diverse cabinet in decades, sought to bar Muslims from entering the country, and said "both sides" were to blame after white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
All 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations issued an extraordinary statement saying they were concerned about the "continuing and growing trend from the USA administration towards Africa and people of African descent to denigrate the continent and people of color". When I mentioned that fact to him, he said, 'Haitians? "We have to show the world that this President does not represent the real feelings of most of the American people which is part of the reason why he lost the popular vote". The Dems will threaten 'shutdown, ' but what they are really doing is shutting down our military, at a time we need it most. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!"