Maine Delegation Responds to President's Alleged Vulgar Remarks

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) Maine's congressional delegation is unanimous in its condemnation of President Trump's alleged vulgar remarks about DACA.

Representative Chellie Pingree called the comments "absolutely sickening, even for him."

Senator Angus King called the president's comment "truly regrettable and inconsistent with my understanding of what America is all about."

Senator Susan Collins tweeted the comments are "highly inappropriate and out of bounds" and said the president "should not denigrate other countries."

Representative Bruce Poliquin said the president's "reported comments are not helpful" when it comes to immigration reform and securing the nation's borders.

He says, "My position is to let these young adults now and these children stay here in America, however, however they must comply with a number of different requirements including make sure they obey the law and so forth and so on. But at the same time, we cannot give them amnesty because that would reward further bad behavior by the parents."

Trump on Tuesday reportedly questioned the need for more immigrants from Haiti.

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti.

One administration official described that as a time when "Americans gave their heart, soul and money to try to help the people of Haiti."