Durbin: Trump said 'shithole' repeatedly, comments were 'vile, racist'

Sen. Cotton Doesn't Recall Trump Making Vulgar Comment at Meeting

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Perdue and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., were both present at the negotiations on reforming the immigration system.

But Perdue said Sunday on ABC's "This Week: "I am telling you that he did not use that word". How many times you want me to say that?

"We do not recall the president saying these comments specifically", the senators said in a statement. Durbin has said repeatedly, ' Cotton said. "Graham? I don't believe that any senator would walk in and make something up so atrocious as that, and say, 'This is what was said, ' when it wasn't said". Trump told senators in the Oval Office, according to a source briefed on the meeting, the comments from which were first reported by The Washington Post.

Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican and foe to President Trump, told Stephanopoulos on the same program that he heard about the quip from his fellow senators shortly after the meeting occurred and before the comment became public. "So perhaps we shouldn't be surprised by that", Cotton said on CBS' "Face The Nation".

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The problem is not only that the president of the United States used offensive language to describe an entire continent of 1.2 billion people.

Manchin said the episode amounted to a distraction from the issues facing Congress as a budget deadline looms. "So that to me was the context of what he's been saying", Pittenger said. "Don't let it stop the whole procedure".

Many Democrats and some Republicans have said they won't vote for the money bill unless it includes a solution for the Dreamers.

"In 2013, Senator Durbin also made the same accusation against a Republican leader in a meeting with President Obama, and said that. he chewed out the president, it was so disrespectful to President Obama, we couldn't even have the meeting", Perdue said. And it seems to do everything that was asked of them.

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"So this was very, it was heartbreaking for them", Love said Sunday.

"I'm saying that this is a gross misrepresentation", he said. "But this is, all the [hype] that's going on around it is unbelievable to me".

Trump on Thursday rejected a pitch from a bipartisan team of senators on a compromise immigration deal to protect DACA participants while increasing border security. "Later that day, the president's own press secretary came out and said, and I quote, 'It did not happen'". The hardcore of the base, the extremes, come hard at him and changes things a little bit.

If true, it's worrying that two USA senators have been stricken with such a devastating memory-related malady, and I hope they find the help they need. There are countries that do struggle out there, but their people are good people.

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