The remarks leaked out, transforming a debate about saving from deportation some 700,000 young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children into another drama about Trump himself.
The Washington Post, citing people brief on the meeting, reported last week that Trump referred to Haiti and African nations as s--thole countries, setting of a political firestorm.
"The gross misrepresentation was that language was used in there that was not used".
"In the course of [Trump's] comments, he said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist", he told reporters in IL, according to USA Today.
Their statement, however, isn't an outright denial that Trump uttered the phrase - which news organizations have run unfiltered in print, on television and on the radio.
"We have been working for four months and have reached an agreement in principle" that addresses the main policies Trump sought, they said.
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All the deaths happened in Benton County. "We offer our deepest sympathies to the individual's loved ones", he added. Doctors in West Michigan are asking people to do what they can to protect themselves from the influenza viruses.
The White House initially did not deny the report in a statement.
Trump has come under fire for making the comments.. "Wall was not properly funded, Chain & Lottery were made worse and U.S. would be forced to take large numbers of people from high crime.", Trump tweeted. "It's time to lead and support the bipartisan deal".
"He continued: ".countries which are doing badly.
He added, "The president reacted with pretty tough language as he said because we want to move to a system that treats people for who they are not where they are from".
".Because of the Democrats not being interested in life and safety, DACA has now taken a big step backwards". "We must continue to press on and get a deal". The visas now offered under the lottery system would be reallocated to other immigration programs, such as one offering temporary status to citizens of nations in crisis - such as the ones Trump referenced in his Oval Office remarks. "I don't know which context they were made". "I can not believe that in the history of the White House and that Oval Office any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday".
Later in the interview, Stephanopoulos asked Perdue to definitively say that Durbin was lying.