During their tenure in office, President Ronald Reagan, President George H.W. Bush and President George W. Bush all addressed the march via telephone or a radio hookup from the Oval Office.
Earlier on Friday, the Vatican’s newspaper called the president’s remarks “harsh” and “offensive.” Later, a senior official for the U.S. bishops conference released a statement highlighting the racial elements of Mr. Trump’s comments.
The Vatican newspaper noted media reports that President Donald Trump "used particularly harsh and offensive words about immigrants" from several countries.
Fr. James Martin, S.J., answers President Donald Trump's question about why we should welcome people from poor, war-torn countries.
Trump’s comments have rightfully inspired outrage. But, for three reasons, they are not shocking.
President Trump’s latest outburst of intolerance, this time toward the citizens of Haiti and African nations, must not derail bipartisan efforts to protect Dreamers and bring some sanity to immigration policy.