Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin disputes Trump denial of using "S" word

Jackson says he looks forward to providing additional details at a White House briefing Tuesday. His reported remark came as both Republican and Democratic lawmakers visited him on Thursday to propose a deal on immigration.

"But for him to confront the president as he did, literally sitting next to him, took extraordinary political courage, and I respect him for it", Durbin said.

We have heard President Trump say outrageous things, racial things before in tweets and speeches - and intended, we are told, to stir his base and meant to provoke. Made up by Dems. There is no transcript or recording of that meeting.

"In the course of his comments he said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist", said Durbin.

"There is no other word one can use but "racist"..." But I can not believe in the history of the White House in that office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday.

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump's Decision to End DACA
Asked about the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, Mr Trump said it was a "democratic hoax". There are about 780,000 DACA recipients living in the country.

Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House and after Trump and Mike Pence, the third-most powerful Republican. rebuked the president for the words calling them "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful". I work every day to make this the most welcoming state for everyone - Haitians, Cubans, Venezuelans, and others from all around the world that call Florida home.

But the 54 countries also thanked those Americans "from all walks of life who have condemned the remarks".

The president's vulgar slur - during an Oval Office meeting with members of Congress to discuss immigration, he called some African countries "shitholes" and questioned why the United States needed "more Haitians" - has drawn continuing responses from Hollywood celebrities and Beltway pundits.

"Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here", Trump reportedly said.

He recounted to reporters what he heard: "He said, 'Haitians?" It is meant for individuals who moved to the United States illegally before the age of 16. He said Trump's comment "not only insulted Africans, he has also insulted African-Americans".

Czechs: to pick between Zeman, pro-western challengers in presidential vote
President Donald Trump and similarly cultivates his appeal by sniping at the news media and what he calls intellectual elites. Zeman's most serious challenger is Jiri Drahos, 68, a chemical engineer and ex-head of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

"The ambassadors and the charges will note what an honor it is to be in their posts and how much we value our relationship with the people of the nation where they represent us".

The administration announced a year ago that it would end a temporary residency permit program that allowed almost 60,000 Haitians to live and work in the the wake of a devastating 2010 quake.

A fellow senator says South Carolina Sen.

Former President Bill Clinton responded Friday to President Trump's reported comments questioning why the USA was accepting immigrants from "s--hole" countries, allegedly made in reference to Haiti and some countries in Africa and Central America.

The president who as candidate promised to build a wall with Mexico and branded Mexicans as 'rapists, ' has introduced several travel bans on immigrants from certain Muslim-majority countries, orders that have been checked by the courts so far. He added the country "would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime countries which are doing badly".

Weekend Ice Jam Threat
He says traffic on the ferry is typically slow this time of year, though it's used daily by workers crossing the border. Winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour are also expected to cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

Durbin said in his statement Friday that he and others in his bipartisan group will continue pressing for a DACA deal. In subsequent tweets, he noted that a number of individuals who helped rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina were from El Salvador and said that he "feels proud to be Salvadoran".

Latest News