World wonders if Trump is eroding US ‘moral authority’

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump’s reported derogatory notes about Haiti and insinuation against immigrants from “shithole” countries in Africa transmitted shockwaves around the world, simultaneously becoming a diplomatic edition that could impair America’s global likenes and involving an immigration reform endeavor at home.

Shock and rage accosted Trump’s remarks in a meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform on Thursday. Several countries called in US representatives for an explanation and to remonstrate with them over the President’s language.

Lawmakers notes with regret and resentment, with one swearing specific comments counter to the very “essence of American patriotism.” Even as Trump’s commentaries afforded fodder for late night comics, they raised questions about whether he has now manufactured it harder for lawmakers to find a compromise to achieve immigration reform.

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