Asked about Trump's comments challenging his honesty, Durbin told reporters Tuesday: "I stand by every word I said about what was said". Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, said the confidant, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private conversation. "I expect that our assistance program would continue pretty much as they are", Jackson told Joy News.
On Twitter, Trump hit out at Democrat Senator Dick Durbin, who was present at last week's meeting and insisted the president used the slur repeatedly.
Trump said in the meeting that he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
Ayene said the undiplomatic word used by the US President that shocked the diplomatic community across the globe will likely have a long-lasting impact.
"I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT". At the time, the doctor said Mr. Trump was 6 foot 3 and 236 pounds, which qualifies him as overweight and nearly obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A summary from Bornstein said the then candidate's cardiac, thyroid and other test results were normal for someone of his age.
And on Monday, he tweeted that Durbin had "totally misrepresented what was said".
The US itself has its own problems such as unemployment among millions of people, inequality and non-access to healthcare for many poor people, Duarte said. Why do we need more Haitians?
The deal included a pathway to citizenship for "Dreamers" and $1.6 billion for border security, including Trump's promised border wall.
The White House's statement did not deny that the president made those remarks. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who also attended the meeting, told him the reports were accurate.
"My father sees one color, green - that is all he cares about", Eric Trump said. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation", Mr Perdue said on ABC's This Week.
The group has demanded a retraction and apology from Trump.
However, Republicans and Democrats have both said they either heard Trump say it, or heard directly from colleagues who did. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians.
President Donald Trump allegedly said the United States should take in more Norwegians, rather than Haiti and countries in Africa that he disparaged with a vulgar term.
Nielsen also was asked about the administration's decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era policy to protect from deportation immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
But the alleged slur was uttered during another topic for discussion - the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) given to a number of nationalities currently living in the country.
He said the panic in Hawaii was intensified by the nuclear missile threat from North Korea.
Despite being in the meeting, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from California, and Rep. Robert Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia, have not made public comments. The act of homage to Martin Luther King Jr. "I understand how powerful they are".
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