Trump signed a proclamation to honor Martin Luther King Day on Friday, and a video shows Ryan asking him a couple of questions when he finished.
The worldwide community was also quick to respond to the reported comments, with Djenane Gourgue, of the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida, saying she is not letting Trump's remarks affect her anymore, adding "his actions can probably hurt more".
During the 2016 campaign, Pope Francis said that a man with such views was "not Christian", after being asked about Trump's views on immigration and his plans to build a border wall, Reuters reported.
Dodging the questions, the President said goodbye to his guests and rushed out of the room.
"Why are we having all these people from sh-hole countries come here?" He added that he never said anything derogatory about Haitians. And he said them repeatedly'.
So, if I'm talking to President Trump today, what we're asking - we're asking two things.
He didn't appear that outraged over what some claim the president said, but he said it will be tough to keep his country's respect with such language.
Rescue crews still working on So Cal mudslides
Even worse, Santa Barbara County's Montecito community has suffered mudslides forcing over 20,000 residents to evacuate (again). At least 13 people have been killed and 25 injured in the torrential rain and mudslides that hit Southern California this week.
In a statement touting the diversity that came from immigration, Sen.
The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used.
"I'm not surprised at the sentiment expressed - it's consistent with what he's said - but that he would do that knowing the fury it would cause" did astound him.
The NAACP president predicted Trump's remarks will help motivate African-American voters in the 2018 midterm elections, saying the comments are "the language of the '50s and '60s, it is the language of a Ross Barnett and a George Wallace".
Congressional Black Caucus leader Cedric Richmond said that Trump's comments are "proof" that his Make America Great Again slogan really means "Make America White Again".