"Shithole" and This place is a shithole were projected in protest onto the entrance of Donald Trump's Washington, D.C. hotel Saturday night, days after Trump reportedly called Haiti and African nations shithole countries.
Debate as to whether or not Trump used the profanity continues in Washington as a spokesman for Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is questioning the credibility of a Republican senator who says President Donald Trump did not refer to African countries using a vulgarity during a closed-door meeting.
Ben Marter tweeted Sunday, shortly after Republican Georgia Sen. David Perdue went on ABCs This Week to call reports that Trump used vile language in the meeting a gross misrepresentation. Perdue says Durbin and Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating Trump had.
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Previously, Perdue and Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said in a statement that they do not recall the President saying those comments specifically. Cotton said Sunday on CBS Face the Nation that he didnt hear the vulgar word.
Marter tweeted: Credibility is something thats built by being consistently honest over time. Senator Durbin has it. Senator Perdue does not. Ask anyone whos dealt with both.