President Trump is denying reports that he disparaged African nations and questioned the U.S. allowing immigrants from countries like Haiti. But in the halls of Congress on Friday, Senate Democrat Dick Durbin said he was in the Thursday meeting where Trump angrily rejected a bipartisan deal on immigration.
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