Trump Offers Vague Denial About Language on Immigrants. A Senator Who Was There Says Trump Used ‘Racist’ Words. – The New York Times

Senator Richard J. Durbin, Democrat of Illinois, said on Friday that the president did use the term “shithole,” repeatedly, during the course of the meeting on immigration — which Mr. Durbin attended. The senator described Mr. Trump as saying “things which were hate-filled, vile and racist.”