Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testified under oath Tuesday that she ‘did not hear’ President Donald Trump use a certain vulgarity to describe African countries. The panel discusses.
President Donald Trump says he wants immigrants to come to the U.S. from “everywhere,” despite having said behind closed doors that he’d prefer more immigrants from countries like Norway and not Africa.
Democratic Senators Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut slammed President Donald Trump for allegedly using vulgar language to describe Haiti and African countries in a meeting last week.
Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, both Republicans, focused on immigration and DACA when asked about President Trump’s reported comments about African countries and Haiti on Monday.
Civil rights leaders and politicians focused on Donald Trump’s vulgar remarks about African nations at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in New York on Monday.