Schumer: ‘I Totally Believe’ Durbin About Trump ‘Shithole’ Remarks

In an appearance on CBS’s “The Late Show” that aired on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he believed his colleague Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) over President Donald Trump.

Schumer said Durbin’s allegation Trump referred to certain nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting about immigration policy with a bipartisan group of lawmakers was more credible than Trump’s denial.

“I have no doubts,” Schumer said. “First, Donald Trump has lied so many times. It’s hard to believe him on anything let alone this. But second, I’ve known Dick Durbin for 35 years. He was my roommate for 20 years. We shared a little row house. He is one of the most honorable people I’ve met. I have never known him to prevaricate, to lie. I totally believe Dick Durbin, and I think most Americans do.”

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