Democrat in meeting with Trump backs reports of his vile language

Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin, the Senate’s second-ranking Democrat, said President Trump “said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist” during a meeting on Thursday with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, refuting Trump’s denials that he slurred immigrants from what Trump called “shithole” countries. “I cannot believe that in the history of …

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Who they had been: The victims of the Montecito mudslide

Santa Barbara County officials have identified 17 people who were killed in the mudslides that swept through Montecito on Tuesday morning. The oldest victim was 89. Four victims were children. The youngest was 3 years old. These are their names and stories. This story will be updated. Josie Gower Family …

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Colorado lawmakers respond to Trump’s “shithole” remarks

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation reacted with outrage and condemnation following news reports that President Donald Trump referred to African nations as “shithole countries” during a Thursday meeting with lawmakers about a potential immigration deal. Trump on Friday pushed back against the reports about his remarks. “(The president) must apologize …

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Colorado Democrats denounce Trump’s “shithole” comments while honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. with a resolution – The Denver Post

Colorado Democratic lawmakers — against the backdrop of a statehouse resolution honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. — denounced President Donald Trump on Friday for reportedly referring to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries,” saying such comments run counter to everything the civil rights icon stood for. During a meeting with …

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