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Donald Trump denies using word 's***hole' in Oval Office immigration meeting as senator present claims he did so 'repeatedly'

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Donald Trump has rejected reports that he ranted about immigration from “s***hole countries” in a closed-door discussion at the White House. The US President said there was a “tough” meeting but that “this was not the language used”. His…

Sen. Durbin rejects Trump denial of 's--thole countries' comments

NY Daily News

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.

Senator: Trump did say "sh*tholes" -- repeatedly

CBS News

Following reports that Trump questioned why U.S. accepts people from "sh*thole countries," the president tweeted that "this was not the language used"

Senator Calls Trump’s Denial of ‘Shithole’ Comment ‘Not True’

Bloomberg / Politics

A key Democratic senator who was at the Oval Office meeting on immigration said President Donald Trump’s denial that he called Haiti and African nations “shithole countries” is “not true” and that Trump made the “vile and racist” comments.

Trump commemorates MLK Day after "sh*thole" comments

CBS News

The president's comments were the first since his shocking remarks about "sh*thole countries"

How it happened: Donald Trump's "sh*thole countries" remark

CBS News

Seven lawmakers were meeting with the president in the Oval Office about a bipartisan immigration proposal

Trump issues vague denial after "sh*thole" remark

CBS News

"Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?" the president reportedly said in an Oval Office meeting, confirmed by CBS News

Borders aren't racist, and some countries are sh--holes

Some countries truly are sh—holes — and that's why the citizens who live there want to come to America so badly.

Senator Contradicts Trump Denial of Crude Remark in Immigration Talks

President Trump appeared to deny that he had questioned why the U.S. would admit immigrants from “shithole countries” in Africa during a meeting on immigration. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, who was in the meeting, confirmed Friday that Mr.…

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U.S. Jewish groups: Trump’s ‘s**thole’ comments ‘vulgar and offensive’

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"President Trump should withdraw the statement and apologize."

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Evangelical rift intensifies over Trump immigration remarks

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'There's no other word but racist': Trump's global rebuke for 'shithole' remark

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US diplomats around the world were summoned for formal reproach, amid global shock over Trump calling African nations, Haiti and El Salvador ‘shitholes’

Jan 13

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and immigration (all times local):; 11:50 a.m. A prominent evangelical supporter of President Donald Trump's is standing by him after Trump used a vulgarity to describe African countries.

Jan 12

Senator: Trump did say "sh*tholes" -- repeatedly

CBS News open event

Following reports that Trump questioned why U.S. accepts people from "sh*thole countries," the president tweeted that "this was not the language used"

Jan 12

Senator Calls Trump’s Denial of ‘Shithole’ Comment ‘Not True’

A key Democratic senator who was at the Oval Office meeting on immigration said President Donald Trump’s denial that he called Haiti and African nations “shithole countries” is “not true” and that Trump made the “vile and racist” comments.

Jan 12

Donald Trump denies using word 's***hole' in Oval Office immigration meeting as senator present claims he did so 'repeatedly'

Donald Trump has rejected reports that he ranted about immigration from “s***hole countries” in a closed-door discussion at the White House. The US President said there was a “tough” meeting but that “this was not the language used”. His…

Jan 12

Trump Rebuff of Immigration Deal Adds Deadline Pressure

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Trump complains about allowing immigrants from 'shithole' countries

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