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Durbin: Trump Said Vile Things Repeatedly

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After President Trump vaguely denied using objectionable language to describe African and Caribbean nations, Senator Richard J. Durbin, Democrat of Illinois, relayed his account of the events.
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Donald Trump Spotted Outside London Embassy He Claims To Hate

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Construction and office workers crowded around the tall presence hoping to get a photo with the strangely silent president.
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Trump denies vulgar comments about immigrants

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain "language" as fury spread over his comments about immigration during a private meeting with lawmakers. But neither he nor the White House denied the most controversial of his comments: using the word "shithole" to describe countries in Africa and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
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Sen. Durbin rejects Trump denial of 's-thole countries' comments

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Sen. Durbin shot down Trump's denial that he said the U.S. should stop accepting immigrants from Haiti and “s-thole countries” in Africa.
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President Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

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President Trump is denying using vulgar language during an immigration meeting at the White House.
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Durbin confirms Trump 's***hole' remark, says language was 'hate-filled, vile and racist'

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President Donald Trump fired back Friday against reports he used vulgar language to describe African countries. Senator Dick Durbin said Friday he witnessed what happened at a meeting with the president regarding a bipartisan compromise on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and confirmed the president used that language repeatedly.
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Nancy Pelosi: ‘Five White Guys' Are Working on Immigration Reform

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Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has a problem with the group of representatives working with President Donald Trump on immigration reform.
"The five white guys I call them, you know,” Pelosi said Thursday in reference to the group, which includes Minority Whip Steny Hoyer , Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn , Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin , House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.
“Are they going to open a hamburger stand next or what?” Pelosi said, joking about the chain Five Guys.
The group has been meeting with Trump in an attempt to save Deferred...
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Sen. Dick Durbin: President Trump used 'hate-filled, vile and racist' language in immigration meeting

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin on Friday said President Donald Trump used "hate-filled, vile and racist" language when talking about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and that media accounts of what Trump said have been accurate. Durbin talked to reporters prior to the annual Martin Luther...
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'Hate-filled, vile and racist': Lawmakers react to Trump's 'shithole' remarks

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As President Trump denied calling Haiti and African countries 'shithole countries,' Sen. Richard J. Durbin confirmed and condemned his language.
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Sen. Durbin says he was in meeting where Trump made ‘hate-filled, vile, racist' comments

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CHICAGO - A senator present at a White House immigration meeting says President Donald Trump used vulgar language to describe African countries, saying he “said these hate filled things and he said them repeatedly.”
Sen. Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, on Friday told reporters that Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and that he referenced “shithole countries” in Africa.
Durbin said “shitholes” was “the exact word used by the president not just once but repeatedly.”
Durbin added, “When the question was asked about Haitians... he said, ‘Hatians? Do we...
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Senator who witnessed Trump's ‘s**thole' remark calls it ‘vile and racist'

Senator who witnessed Trump's ‘s**thole' remark calls it ‘vile and racist'

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Speaking to reporters on Friday, Sen. Dick Durbin - the only Democratic lawmaker who was in the room when President Trump called African countries “shitholes” on Thursday - described Trump's comments as “hate-filled, vile and racist.”
“He said these hate-filled things,” Durbin added. “I cannot believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday.”
BREAKING: Democrat Sen. Durbin, who was in meeting with Pres. Trump: "He said these hate-filled things." pic.twitter.com/s9fMhtcguR...
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Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

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In this Jan. 9, 2017, photo, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md. listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington...
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Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

Trump denies he used vulgarity to describe African countries

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, walks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., the minority whip, as lawmakers continue negotiating on a deal that would include a fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, at the Capitol...
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Dick Durbin Was In The Room And Confirms Trump Made 'Shithole' Comments

Dick Durbin Was In The Room And Confirms Trump Made 'Shithole' Comments

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"He said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly.”
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These Republicans are condemning Trump for his racist comments - but he's not backing down

These Republicans are condemning Trump for his racist comments - but he's not backing down

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Several Republican lawmakers this week condemned President Trump for a series of racist comments he made during a meeting in the Oval Office on Thursday, in which he disparaged immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and several African nations.
“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump reportedly asked the bipartisan group of senators, who had met with him to discuss an immigration deal. “Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out.”
The president then reportedly suggested that “the United States should instead bring more people from countries such as...
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Durbin on Trump: 'He said those hateful things, and he said them repeatedly'

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Though the president took to Twitter this morning to deny it.
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President Who Has Lied Over 2,000 Times While In Office Claims He Never Made “Shithole” Comment

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Trump has lied more than 2,000 times less than a year into his term in office, but he wants the country to believe that a Sen. Dick Durbin and all of the independently verified media accounts of his statements are not true.
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Minn. Politicans Speak Out After Trump's ‘S***hole' Comments

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MINNEAPOLIS - Politicians in Minnesota are speaking out after President Donald Trump reportedly made controversial comments about immigration in a meeting in the Oval Office.
Trump reportedly asked why the U.S. would want immigrants from “s***hole countries” in Africa while meeting with lawmakers about a bipartisan immigration deal. In a series of tweets Friday morning, Trump denied the profane comments.
The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!
- Donald J...
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Sen Dick Durbin: President Trump used 'hate-filled, vile and racist' language in immigration meeting

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U.S. Sen. Richard Durbin Friday said President Donald Trump used "hate-filled, vile and racist" language when talking about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and that press accounts of what Trump said have been accurate. Durbin talked to reporters prior to the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith...
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