ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 12, 2018
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(White House: Jonathan Karl) The growing firestorm over President Trumps racist profane comments about immigration featured; scenes shown of Trump signing a proclamation honoring Dr. Martin Luther King with reporters shouting questions about whether he is a racist; Trump tweets about language & Haiti quoted. [Senator Dick DURBIN - says Trump said it repeatedly about Haiti & Africa & he wanted more people from Europe, Norway & that Senator Lindsey Graham confronted the president.] Statements from Graham, Senator Dianne Feinstein & daughter of Haitian parents, Representative Mia Love, quoted. [Speaker of the House Paul RYAN - comments.] [Former FNC chair Michael STEEL- affirms the president is racist.] His prior racial comments about Mexicans & white supremacists quoted. [At MLK event, TRUMP - says we are all created equal.] The reaction from around the world condemning Trump's comments & his cancellation of his plans to visit Britain while blaming former President Obama for the new US embassy in London that was actually started by President Bush discussed.