Here's How Some Places Trump Called "Shitholes" Are Reacting To His Comments

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Isaac Newton Farris, Jr. speaks before U.S. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. day, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, on January 12, 2018.

The US government should remember the good deeds of Salvadorans, such as "their contribution to the reconstruction of the Pentagon after the bad terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as their efforts during reconstruction of New Orleans after devastating hurricane Katrina,"states the official note of protest issued by El Salvador's government".

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday "There has not been a deal reached yet".

James Hunder, the president of the Liberian Organization of the Piedmont, said he was surprised that Trump made the vulgar remark.

Durbin said people who would be allowed to stay in the US included those who had fled here after disasters hit their homes in places such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Haiti.

South Africa's ruling African National Congress said the comments were "extremely offensive, " while opposition leader Mmusi Maimane said the "hatred of Obama's roots now extends to an entire continent".

At their Oval Office meeting, two sources said, Trump questioned the value of taking immigrants from Haiti and African nations, and referred to them as "shithole countries".

Sen. Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, on Friday told reporters that Trump questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and that he referenced "shithole countries" in Africa.

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"Shithole was the exact word used once not twice but repeatedly", Mr Durbin was quoted to have said. "He used those words", Durbin said. "We ask him to clarify why citizens of one country are "more desirable" than those of another and why the USA does 'not need more Haitians". "There is no other word but "racist". He also reportedly suggested that the USA should bring in more people from countries like Norway.

On Friday, AU chief Moussa Faki's spokeswoman Ebba Kalondo had also said Trump's comment "truly flies in the face of accepted behaviour and practice". He added that he never said anything derogatory about Haitians. "Never said 'take them out'". On Friday he denied using that language. The people were not authorized to describe the conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Richard Blumenthal, a Democratic senator, said Trump's comment "smacks of blatant racism, the most odious and insidious racism masquerading poorly as immigration policy", while the United Nations said "there is no other word one can use but "racist" to describe his outburst.

Trump's alleged comments were met with condemnation from the United Nations. The White House has not denied the language, nor have the several Republican lawmakers in the meeting.

The president also asked why the United States would allow more immigrants from Haiti and Africa rather than countries like Norway. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!" he said in one of the tweets. "Google Abuja and find what the description of what the president says".

In a tweet on Friday, Airbnb singled out Haiti, highlighting the nation's lovely Caribbean scenery as a possible travel destination for the app's users.

However, Mr Trump later implied in a series of tweets that he did not describe African and other states as "sh**thole countries".

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