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Did President Trump use this word or a substantially similar word to describe certain countries?>> I did not hear that word used, no, sir.>> What do you remember the President saying about immigration from African countries to the United States?>> What I heard him saying was that he'd like to move away from a country-based quota system to a merit-based system.
00:00:32
>> How did he characterize those countries in Africa?>> Apologies, I don't remember a specific word. What I was struck with, frankly, as I'm sure you were as well was just the general profanity that was used in the room by almost everyone.>> Did you hear me use profanity?
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>> No sir, neither did I.>> Did you hear Senator Graham use profanity?>> To underscore a point, I think he was using some strong language.>> Do you recall that the strong language he used repeated exactly what the President had said prior to that?>> I remember specific cuss words being used by a variety of members.
00:01:06
>> When Dick Durbin called me, I had tears of rage when I heard about his experience in that meeting. And for you not to feel that hurt, and that pain, and to dismiss some of the questions of my colleagues, saying I've already answered that line of questions when tens of millions of Americans are hurting right now, because of what they're worried about what happened in the White House.
00:01:27
That's unacceptable to me.