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Trump / Racism / Immigration / Profane Remarks #1119779

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The firestorm over the profane comments made by President Trump during an immigration meeting in the Oval office with members of Congress updated; details given about his denials of a slur aimed at African countries. [TRUMP - says "I'm not a racist."] [Senator Dick DURBIN - stands behind what he said.] Trump tweet about Durbin quoted. [On Sunday talk shows, Senators Tom COTTON, David PERDUE††- deny he made the remarks.] ["National Review" editor Rich LOWRY†- comments on the vulgarity: "s*house."] The support from Senator Lindsey Graham for Durbin quoted. Trump's view of the prospects for a deal to protect Dreamers due to the controversy discussed.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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