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
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
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.
Be careful who you retweet, Donald Trump. On Saturday, the President retweeted a message from alt-right personality Jack Posobiec accusing Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of flip-flopping on his immigration views. Photo: Trump Attends...Show More Summary
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blamed Senator Dick Durbin for blowing up talks over a deal to help immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and said the Democratic lawmaker misrepresented his comments about Haiti and African countries. “Senator Dicky Durbin totally...
On Thursday, during a meeting on immigration, President Donald Trump reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as ” shitholes.” U.S. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, who was present during the discussion, told reporters that Trump used “vile,...
Senator David Perdue, who attended the White House meeting, said Senator Dick Durbin’s account of President Trump’s language was a “gross misrepresentation.”
Top Republicans say they do not remember President Donald Trump making "shithole countries" comment. During several interviews on Sunday, Republican senators blasted Sen. Dick Durbin, who confirmed reports that Trump made the "shithole"...Show More Summary
Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) went on the attack Sunday morning, attempting to smear Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and defend President Donald Trump from accusations that he said during a meeting on Thursday that he does not want immigrants coming to the U.S. from “shithole countries.” “What we have going on here right now is a […]
According to the senator from Illinois, it seems, any phrase employing the word "chain" is racist. Best watch your language!
After talking on the phone with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday morning, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin was optimistic that a compromise deal with some Republicans to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants was on the verge of success. Less than three hours later, Durbin and a...
Among the lawmakers in yesterday's meeting, Senator Dick Durbin was the first to dispute the President, saying he did use that language.