Lt. Gov. Newsom Calls on President Trump to Resign Over 'Shithole' Comment

Carolyn Kaster  AP

He spent last Thursday evening making a flurry of calls to friends and outside advisers to judge their reaction to the tempest, according to the insider. He's seen a lot of foreign lands, shaken hands with people who look nothing like him and believes America owes a huge debt to Haiti.

Critics of the president, including some in his own Republican Party, attacked the vulgar comments he made behind closed doors.

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said she was appalled by President Donald Trump's recent comments in the Oval Office, in which he reportedly said immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations come "from shithole countries" and questioned why they should be welcomed in by the United States.

The UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) has denounced President Trump's remarks as "shocking and shameful", and "racist".

"There is a serious need for dialogue between the US administration and the African countries".

Tom Williams  CQ Roll Call
Tom Williams CQ Roll Call

Democrats have dismissed Trump's denial of the offensive comments, with Senator Dick Durbin, who attended the meeting, disputing Trump's account. He suggested in a statement Friday that the president had said something questionable, but Graham did not directly say Trump had used the term "sh-hole" to describe African countries. Durbin maintains that he heard the comments firsthand, as do other sources. In exchange for a compromise on the Daca programme, Mr Trump is demanding funding for his Mexican border wall. Say, 'I did not mean this.

The tentative deal also addresses border security, including a border wall, the diversity visa lottery and chain migration, in which U.S. green-card holders can sponsor other family members for permanent residence in the country.

Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country. "Made up by Dems". I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. "Probably should record future meetings".

He concluded by saying, "We will find unity only when we recognize that in our current president we have elected, perhaps for the first time in our history, an enemy of compassion". Instead, the deputy press secretary issued a statement arguing, "Trump will always fight for the American people". 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.


Related News:

  • Manchester United target two forwards if they miss out on Alexis Sanchez

    During last year's pre-season transfer window, Sanchez and Arsenal almost agreed on a £60 million (AU$103 million) contract. The midfielder is said to be happy in London and has insisted in the past that he wishes to remain an Arsenal player .
    Xbox outsold PS4 in December but Switch sold the most units overall

    Xbox outsold PS4 in December but Switch sold the most units overall

    Plus, up to four friends can team up and combine Kirby's unique abilities with ally abilities for powerful new Friend Abilities. It follows main character Adol, lost on a deserted island and recruiting other shipwrecked passengers to fight and survive.
    Government begins accepting DACA renewal requests

    Government begins accepting DACA renewal requests

    Interestingly, despite his vehement opposition to congressional legislation on DACA, Rohrabacher is not guaranteeing a "no" vote. DACA has allowed them to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and get a work permit.
  • Tina Smith joins a busy Congress, stepping in for embattled Al Franken

    Tina Smith joins a busy Congress, stepping in for embattled Al Franken

    Smith is to sworn in for her position in the Senate, on 3rd January, after Franken officially leaves his seat. Next, her designation ups the tally of women serving in the chamber to an unprecedented high of 22.

    Alexis Sanchez should join Manchester United on one condition - Paul Merson

    Sanchez is being heavily linked with Mourinho's rival Pep Guardiola and Manchester City . And I don't want this to sound bad towards Everton; they could be like Everton".
    Klopp: Coutinho money will go back into Liverpool team

    Klopp: Coutinho money will go back into Liverpool team

    Klopp, meanwhile, has not shown any desperateness to replace Coutinho in his pre-Manchester City press conference. We will go with open eyes through this transfer window but we will not make insane things.
  • Du Plessis fifty carries South Africa to 335

    Du Plessis fifty carries South Africa to 335

    But today, skipper Faf du Plessis (24*) will hope to carry the tail along and go past at least 350 for a par first-innings score. He fell short of 6 runs and was caught behind by the wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel for 94 runs in the 48th over.
    Tres Tinkle scores 18, but Oregon State falls at Arizona

    Tres Tinkle scores 18, but Oregon State falls at Arizona

    It began with the plane ride home from Los Angeles after losing back-to-back games for the first time in almost four seasons. UP's biggest lead was only two points, early in the contest. "In the big games we've been in, he's been special this year".
    UN Official: Trump's Vulgar Comments on Africa, Haiti Shameful

    UN Official: Trump's Vulgar Comments on Africa, Haiti Shameful

    Trump allegedly said after being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants from the countries in question. Some conservative commentators pushed that narrative following the news.
  • Plane skids off runaway in northern Turkey, no injuries

    Plane skids off runaway in northern Turkey, no injuries

    The plane then tore through grass verges before digging into mud and coming to a terrifying stop - on a cliff edge. Private Pegasus Airlines' Boeing 737-800 departed from Ankara late Saturday. "We've taken all necessary measures".
    Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s holdings in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. were worth $17,611,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The fund owned 545,240 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 108,289 shares during the period.
    Liverpool ready to halt Man City title march

    Liverpool ready to halt Man City title march

    That task will have become a lot harder after wantaway Philippe Coutinho finally forced through his move to Barcelona. However, in the first match between these sides this season, City won 5-0 at the Etihad.


Most liked

Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size
The Silverado's sleek-aerodynamic face is inspired by the sixth-generation Camaro, said Mike Simcoe, GM's design chief. The new Silverado, which goes on sale this fall, slims down by using GM's expertise in melding different metals.

'Special' Kane hits double as Spurs crush Everton
The South Korea global was involved again as Kane netted his first of the game two minutes after the restart. Everton didn't notch a single shot on goal in the first half, part of a disconcerting trend for the club.

2 bodies recovered from burning oil tanker in China
The network said rescuers were prevented from entering the crew living quarters by temperatures as high as 192 degrees. The Sanchi was carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran when the collision happened.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) — Hot Trending Stock
Is INVA Stock is Risky? If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. Moving averages (MA) are one of the most accepted and often-used technical indicators. (AMD) is now moving with upbeat trend.

Rafa Benitez reacts to Jonjo Shelvey's handshake snub at Newcastle
For Swansea's new boss, he will know that he will face an uphill struggle to secure the Swans Premier League status come May. Joselu came off the bench to cancel out a second-half goal from Jordan Ayew .

Steven Spielberg backs Oprah Winfrey to be next United States president
In fact, Trump knows her so well he named Oprah as his ideal running partner back in 1999 on Larry King Live . DeMille Award , her speech brought the audience to silence, then to their feet and to tears.

Warren Buffett considers that the madness with Bitcoin will not finish good
Incidentally, Buffett has been talking about cryptocurrency for years now, though never in a positive light. With the cryptocurrency craze in full swing, not everyone is willing to jump on board.

California Mudslide Death Toll at 18 as Search for Missing Continues
But county emergency manager Jeff Gater said officials decided not to use the cellphone push alert system until 3:50 a.m. Highway 101 at the Olive Mill Road overpass is flooded with runoff water from Montecito Creek in Montecito.

Vikings activate Bradford, Bridgewater will reportedly be No. 2
Bradford was back for the Bears game, but hobbled around in the first half before being pulled for Keenum. At least there's no argument about Keenum being Minnesota's starter anymore, right?

Down on Dreamers? Teachers' union targets Fla. GOP members of Congress
That's a phrase that's anathema to many in Trump's base, and it's not really clear what he means by it. Trump allegedly referred to Haiti and African nations as "s--hole" countries.

North Korea accepts South Korea's peace talk proposal
The scope and extent of improving inter-Korean relations will apparently be determined during the talks themselves. South Korea's Defence Ministry has said it had yet to see any evidence of an imminent missile launch.

The style evolution of Oprah Winfrey
I know her very well. "But that would be something she would have to determine and lay out if she made a decision to run ". Oprah Winfrey has been widely praised for her Golden Globes speech , but singer Seal is not impressed.

Macron backs the baguette for World Heritage Status
Already on the list are yoga, spanish flamenco and Tibetan Opera as well as Belgian beer culture. It can not be frozen or contain added preservatives.

Male models accuse prominent photographers of sexual harassment
A total of 13 male assistants and models told the New York Times Testino, 63, subjected them to inappropriate sexual advances. Testino is a Vogue favorite and has photographed prominent members of the British royal family, including Princess Diana .

2 al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia in USA airstrike campaign
The attack comes few days after suspected militants attacked Ijara AP camp and police station in the neighbouring Garissa County. A contingent of GSU officers who were first to respond to the scene were also ambushed by the militants.