Georgia senator now says Trump 'did not use that word'

15 January, 2018, 00:32 | Author: Irene Delgado
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Graham told a fellow South Carolina Republican, Sen.

Durbin said Graham immediately spoke up against Trump's comments, and he commended the Republican senator for doing so. You didn't hear the word, or it was not said?

Marter tweeted: "Credibility is something that's built by being consistently honest over time". Also there was Senator Perdue.

Top Republicans and administration officials dodged questions about whether President Donald Trump used the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries during a meeting with top senators about immigration earlier this week.

After Perdue said that the report that came out of the meeting was a "gross misrepresentation", host George Stephanopoulos pushed back, asking the Georgia Republican what exactly was misrepresented. Dick Durbin and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, appears to have spoken up to challenge him, although Graham would not comment publicly.

"I'm telling you he did not use that word, George".

'I'm saying that this is a gross misrepresentation, it's not the first time Senator Durbin has done it, and it is not productive to solving the problem that we have at hand, ' Perdue said.

He and Republican Sen.

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Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday that Senate Minority Whip Richard J. Durbin is spreading a false story about President Trump saying the USA does not need more immigrants from "sh - hole countries" such as Haiti and El Salvador.

After being pressed, Cotton said, "I didn't hear it".

Friday morning, Trump tweeted that he did not call them "shithole countries".

Per "several people briefed" on an Oval Office meeting Trump held with lawmakers that day, Dawsey wrote, Trump asked, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?".

Negotiators spent last week seeking a solution that would shield young immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children, including the roughly 800,000 who secured work permits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program created under President Barack Obama.

Almost a year into Trump's presidency, members of Congress are still struggling to relate to the unorthodox Trump and his spontaneous, often crude remarks.

As for funding the federal government, Manchin says Mr. Trump needs to "stand firm" in support of a bipartisan deal to avoid a shutdown.

The deal included a pathway to citizenship for "Dreamers" and $1.6 billion for border security, including Trump's promised border wall. Cotton also has ambitions of being president someday, and is trying to position himself as the heir to Trump's base. Sen.

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