• Racist or Not? How TV News Reacted to Trump's Comment

    11 monthes ago - By NY Times

    After President Trump used vulgar language about immigrants, TV news grappled with a question: Were his comments racist?
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  • Trump's immigration remarks lambasted from left and right

    11 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain "language" during a private meeting with lawmakers as fury spread over his comments about immigrants. But neither he nor the White House disputed the most controversial of his remarks: using the word "shithole" to describe Africa nations and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.
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  • Dick Durbin Rejects Trump's Denial of 'Shithole' Remark, Luis Gutierrez Says Trump 'Could Lead KKK'

    11 monthes ago - By FOX News

    Sen. Dick Durbin on Friday rejected President Trump's denial of the vulgar remarks he made in a bipartisan immigration meeting.
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  • After Trump denies ‘shithole' comment, Democrat asserts Trump said ‘these hate-filled things'

    After Trump denies ‘shithole' comment, Democrat asserts Trump said ‘these hate-filled things'

    11 monthes ago - By National Post

    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.
    During an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on...
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  • Durbin: Trump Said Vile Things Repeatedly

    11 monthes ago - By NY Times

    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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  • Trump denies vulgar comments about immigrants

    11 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    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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  • Durbin confirms Trump 's***hole' remark, says language was 'hate-filled, vile and racist'

    11 monthes ago - By ABC

    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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  • Sen. Durbin says he was in meeting where Trump made ‘hate-filled, vile, racist' comments

    11 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    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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  • Sen. Dick Durbin: President Trump used 'hate-filled, vile and racist' language in immigration meeting

    11 monthes ago - By The Morning Call

    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

    11 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    As President Trump denied calling Haiti and African countries 'shithole countries,' Sen. Richard J. Durbin confirmed and condemned his language.
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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'

    11 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    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 Offers Vague Denial About Language on Immigrants. A Senator Who Was There Says Trump Used ‘Racist' Words

    11 monthes ago - By NY Times

    President Trump also criticized a bipartisan immigration proposal that prompted him to make racially charged remarks during a private meeting on Thursday.
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  • Sen. Dick Durbin: President Trump used 'hate-filled, vile and racist' language in immigration meeting

    11 monthes ago - By Chicago Tribune

    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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