It is alleged Trump questioned why the USA would accept more people from Haiti and "sh**hole countries". Joni Ernst of Iowa said the senator could not verify the vulgarity but "she would not agree' with it".
He also denied demanding that Haitians be removed from negotiations about protected status for people from certain 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?".
Republicans who lie for Trump are setting themselves up to go down with Trump.
Beck marvels at the turn of events.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., similarly said, "The words used by the president, as related to me directly following the meeting by those in attendance, were not 'tough, ' they were abhorrent and repulsive".
Trump's insistence on immigration restrictions may have increased the odds of a confrontation next week when Congress must vote on a measure to fund agencies or risk a partial government shutdown. Republicans are seeking an increase in military spending; Democrats want a DACA deal and a matching increase in nondefense funding.
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But during interviews on the Sunday political talk shows, administration officials and Republicans who attended the meeting denied knowing whether the phrase was used.
Trump has come under fire for making the comments..
Trump's comments have been denounced by lawmakers and others across the nation and around the world as offensive and racist. Dick Durbin, said Trump said exactly that. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, alluded that it was true.
The did-he-or-didn't-he say "s***hole" debate continued to rage on Sunday, with Sen.
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"Senator Perdue does not recall the president saying that and the president addressed this himself this morning", said his office's statement. They say, "But what he did call out was the imbalance in our current immigration system, which does not protect American workers". And that it revealed a wrong-headed, illogical approach to immigration policy.
"I think it's unfair to sort of paint him, "oh well, he's a racist, ' when I know for a fact that he cares very deeply about the people of Haiti because he helped finance a trip where they would get vision back for 200 people in Haiti", Paul said during an appearance on NBC News" "Meet the Press".