Hopes Dim for DACA Deal as Lawmakers Battle Over Trump’s Immigration Remarks
NY Times ^ | Jan. 14, 2018 | THOMAS KAPLAN and NOAH WEILAND
Posted on 01/14/2018 5:36:54 PM PST by Innovative
The senator, David Perdue of Georgia, said Mr. Trump “did not use that word,” and he accused another participant in the White House meeting, Senator Richard J. Durbin, Democrat of Illinois, of a “gross misrepresentation” of what the president had said at the session.
He and another Republican senator at the meeting, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, had previously said they did “not recall the president saying these comments specifically.” But by Sunday, their recollections appeared to have sharpened, and Mr. Cotton joined Mr. Perdue in disputing Mr. Durbin’s account.
But in Congress, the battle took on an increasingly personal dimension as Mr. Perdue and Mr. Cotton essentially accused Mr. Durbin of lying about the president’s comments, even after the vulgar remarks were widely reported and the White House did not immediately dispute that the president had made them.
Mr. Cotton said Mr. Durbin “has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings,” an assertion that Mr. Perdue made in his own interview Sunday morning on ABC’s “This Week.”
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Yes, I can believe that the Dems are willing to make up such lies, to try to hurt President Trump.
It’s backfiring on the Dems \o/ ,LOL
Democrats are such pillars of decent society they refuse to work with the likes of Trump…
“Hopes dim for DACA”
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