Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — White House legislative director Marc Short; Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.; Reps. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C. … Click to Continue »
In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer focused on the impending government shutdown over the across-aisle dispute about DACA, one Republican senator tried to blame Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) for the looming bipartisan failure. Durbin, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) noted, was one of...
Graham and Dick Durbin thought that they had a DACA deal with Trump—classic case of smart men, foolish choices. Poor Lindsey Graham. The "maverick" senator from South Carolina had spent the last two years expressing his scorn for Donald...Show More Summary
“I’ve lost all trust in Durbin.” — President Trump, in an interview with Reuters, blaming Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) for leaking details of an immigration meeting when the president called certain nations “shitholes.”
You've forgotten what your job is : Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) says his sole focus in Congress is making sure illegal aliens are given amnesty to remain permanently in the United States.In comments on Monday, Durbin said it is illegal aliens, not his Illinois constituents, who he is working “full time” and around the clock for. Show More Summary
"For you not to feel that hurt and that pain... that’s unacceptable to me. Your silence and your amnesia is complicity.... Why is this so important? Why is this so disturbing for me? Why am I frankly seething with anger?..."Seething with anger, Cory Booker:
I guess he doesn't like the attention Oprah's getting. Pat Leahy asked DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielson if Trump used the words "shithole countries' in that DACA negotiation Dick Durbin deliberately blew up so he could run on the issue. She...
The anti-Trump parade continues in the press, with Democrats and anti-Trump figures accusing President Donald Trump of being a racist. The comment in question was leaked by Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) after a meeting with the president and other congressional leaders to hammer out a deal on immigration and government spending. Durbin said the […]
During an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Senator Dick Durbin told the tale of what exactly happened in the White House last week and why Trump's remarks caused such a stir. According to Durbin, Senator Lindsey Graham took great offense...Show More Summary
The entire administration has proven itself incapable of shame. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) grilled the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s racist remarks about immigration. Show More Summary
Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) grilled the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s racist remarks about immigration. “Things were said at that meeting we have to address,” Durbin said during a Senate Judiciary Committee...
James Hohmann: “Credibility is like virginity. You only get to lose it once.” After Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said that President Trump had complained about the United States taking immigrants from “shithole countries,” two Republican senators who attended the meeting [...]
Senator Tom Cotton joined me on the radio this AM to talk about the deal and the threat of a shutdown:
Playbook: “Aides to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) are continuing to talk and are likely to meet this afternoon to [...]
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham supported Durbin's account
From the national scene: When Dick "Les" Durbin is your primary accuser, a healthy dose of doubt is a necessity.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal. On a day of remembrance for Rev. Show More Summary
CNBC reports: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks on a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker from Illinois misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries. Show More Summary
The president went after Sen. Dick Durbin, who said Trump did indeed call Haiti and African nations "shithole" countries.