Durbin: Lindsey Graham confronted Trump on Sh**holegate with ‘extraordinary political courage’

Durbin: Lindsey Graham confronted Trump on Sh**holegate with ‘extraordinary political courage’
Dick Durbin (Source: Poor Richards News)

[Ed. – Holy gag me, Batman.]

“He used those words, and he used them repeatedly,” Durbin said. “I cannot believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday.” …

“[H]he went on when we started to describe the immigration from Africa that was being protected in this bipartisan measure. That’s when he used these vile and vulgar comments, calling the nations they come from ‘sh**holes.’ The exact word used by the president, not just once, but repeatedly.”

The Senate minority whip also told MSNBC today that Graham “spoke up and made a direct comment on what the president said.”

Durbin said that for Graham “to confront the president as he did, literally sitting next to him, took extraordinary political courage and I respect him for it.”

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