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Trump said ‘hate filled things,’ repeatedly mentioned ‘s---holes,’ says senator who was there

Toronto Star 46 sources

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.”

Senator Insists Trump Used ‘Vile and Racist’ Language

President Trump also criticized a bipartisan immigration proposal that prompted him to make racially charged remarks during a private meeting on Thursday.

Dick Durbin Was In The Room And Confirms Trump Made 'Shithole' Comments

The Huffington Post

"He said these hate-filled things and he said them repeatedly.”

Durbin says Trump made ‘hateful’ remarks

The Hill

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...

Sen. Durbin confirms Trump said 'hate-filled, vile and racist' things at immigration meeting

USA TODAY / News

On Friday, Trump denied using the language, about Haiti, and tried to turn the conversation to Democrats.

Democrat in meeting with Trump backs reports of his vile language

Los Angeles Times

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’

Canada.com

'He said them repeatedly.' Sen. Dick Durbin, the only Democrat in the room during the immigration meeting, disputed the president’s account

Durbin disputes Trump's 'shithole' denial: 'He said these hate-filled things'

MSNBC

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), in attendance at yesterday's bipartisan meeting with President Trump, contends that Trump used vulgar language toward Haiti and African nations. Durbin explains, "He used these vile and vulgar comments, calling…

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