The furor over President Donald Trump's vulgar language on immigration has partially obscured the substance of what he was demanding and the profound shift among Republicans away from opposing illegal immigration to pushing new limits on legal migrants, particularly of color. "And it is not productive to solving the problem", Perdue said.
But meeting attendees Sens. "Ask anyone who's dealt with both". "We're Americans", she told CNN's Jake Tapper. "I don't recall that specific phrase being used, that's all I can say about that".
"I'm telling you he did not use that word, George", Perdue said during an interview on ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos. "That's all I can say about that". Joseph DurbinDemocrats turn on Al Franken Minnesota's largest newspaper calls on Franken to resign Democratic senator predicts Franken will resign Thursday MORE is one of the "most honorable members of the Senate" after a GOP senator suggested the Illinois Democrat fabricated a quote from President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE referring to Haiti, El Salvador and several African nations as "shithole countries". But it has outright infuriated Democrats who see the comment as evidence of malicious intent in Trump's policymaking. "That's why we're trying to fix it".
"It was an impassioned conversation", Nielsen said when pressed.
Among them are the Dreamers - young immigrants brought to the United States legally as children - and more than 200,000 Salvadorans, almost 60,000 Haitians and others from Central America who have lived in the country legally, in some cases for decades, under temporary protected status.
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Scott Saiki, the Democratic speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives, declared on Facebook that "this can not happen again". He said Hawaii doesn't have fallout shelters, and even if there were any, residents probably wouldn't have time to reach them.
The deal included a pathway to citizenship for "Dreamers" and $1.6 billion for border security, including Trump's promised border wall. 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.
Trump's insistence on immigration restrictions may have increased the odds of a confrontation next week when Congress must vote on a measure to fund agencies or risk a partial government shutdown. And a number of top Senate Republicans joined Mr. "We must continue to press on and get a deal".
"I said to [Trump] that that term, 'chain migration, ' was so hurtful to so many people, particularly to African-Americans, who remind us that they migrated to America in chains".
But there is little indication the ruling has helped to defuse the standoff, multiple Democratic aides involved in the effort to secure a compromise said Saturday. Democrats are trained on securing a legislative solution to the crisis ahead of the Friday deadline.