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sen. dick durbin: president trump used 'hate-filled, vile and racist' language in immigration meeting

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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.durbin was in chicago for an annual breakfast to honor martin luther king jr. after taking part in an oval office meeting thursday on immigration reform, where he said trump referred to african nations as “shitholes” and asked why america would want to accept more immigrants from haiti. durbin said he’s not optimistic in the aftermath of the meeting that congressional democrats and republicans will be able to agree on another immigration deal.durbin said he was the lone democrat among about a dozen lawmakers in the meeting with trump to pitch a tentative compromise on immigration, including the fate of so-called dreamers who came to the u.s. illegally as young children. he said media accounts of what transpired have been accurate."in the course of his comments, (trump) said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist," durbin said. "i use those words advisedly. i understand how powerful they are.""i cannot believe that in the history of the white house and of that oval office, any president has ever spoken the words that i personally heard our president speak yesterday. you've seen the comments in the press. i have not read one of them that's inaccurate."the washington post first reported the comments thursday. illinois’ sen...