President Trump also criticized a bipartisan immigration proposal that prompted him to make racially charged remarks during a private meeting on Thursday.
"He said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly.”
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Friday confirmed media reports that President Trump disparaged African nations as "shithole countries" in a private meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform.At a press conference...
On Friday, Trump denied using the language, about Haiti, and tried to turn the conversation to Democrats.
Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin, the Senate’s second-ranking Democrat, said President Trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist” during a meeting on Thursday with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, refuting Trump’s denials that…
Sen. Dick Durbin: President Trump used 'hate-filled, vile and racist' language in immigration meeting
Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Friday ripped President Donald Trump for using "hate-filled, vile and racist" language when talking about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, even as Trump took to Twitter to deny he made the comments.…
After Trump (sort of) denies ‘shithole’ comment, Democrat asserts Trump said ‘these hate-filled things’
'He said them repeatedly.' Sen. Dick Durbin, the only Democrat in the room during the immigration meeting, disputed the president’s account
Responding to the furor on Friday, Trump said on Twitter that his language was “tough,” but “this was not the language used.” He did not specifically deny using the word “s---hole.”