Schumer defends Durbin after GOP senator questions account of Trump meeting
00:07, Jan 15, 2018
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At their Oval Office meeting, two sources said, Trump questioned the value of taking immigrants from Haiti and African nations, and referred to them as "shithole countries".
Graham has not commented on the reported remark himself. They did not condemn or outright deny the comments. Their response to the widespread reports of Trump's language, however, generated a bit of controversy itself.
"(Trump) said things which were hate filled, vile and racist", Durbin told reporters.
The tone of discussion had looked very different early on Thursday.
The allegation against Trump came as pro-immigration senators tried to pitch Trump on a deal to protect younger immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.
Around 10:15 a.m., Trump returned Durbin's call and was told about the main elements of the deal.
"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. "Senator Durbin has it. Senator Perdue does not".
Cotton and Perdue, both staunch conservatives on immigration, are co-sponsors of the RAISE Act, which aims to dramatically reshuffle how America's visa application process works in favor of migrants with certain marketable skills.
"The president reacted with pretty tough language because we want to move to a system that treats people for who they are", the Arkansas Republican remarked. "They're shithole countries. We should have more people from Norway".
Was President Trump's "shithole" comment racist? Yep. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said, "These comments are highly inappropriate and out of bounds and could hurt efforts for a bipartisan immigration agreement. The President and all those attending the meeting know what I said and how I feel", Graham said in a statement.
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The president also referred to Wolff's book as a "Fake Book" written by a "totally discredited author" in a separate tweet . Miller of attempting to "filibuster" and sent the show to a commercial break over Mr.
Before Jan. 20, 2017, I knew that we were a great country; now I'm not so sure. "He obviously changed his tune pretty quick". She also said the vast majority of interviews Wolff conducted with other White House officials were done at Bannon's request.
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