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>> Just blocks from the white house for roughly 40 minutes on Saturday night, these words and emojis lit up the Trump hotel in Washington. Activist and artist Robin Bell projected the vulgar word. Presidential Trump is reported to have used, according to sources including Democratic Senator Dick Durbin.>> Will you give an apology?
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>> The president denies saying it, and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton on Sunday, said Durbin is often incorrect.>> I didn't hear it, and I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was.>> But the alleged comments have sparked outrage, both in Washington and abroad.
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Enough for the artist who has been creating guerrilla light protests since 2001, to shine more light on the controversy. Bell spoke about art as a language during an interview last year.>> The country is in a crisis mode, and it didn't begin with Donald Trump and it won't end with Donald Trump, but right now there's a focus on it.
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And I really feel that, now's the time for us as artists, if we have a way that we can contribute to that discussion, I think it's essential.>> Bell has previously projected slogans and imagery on Trump's DC hotel and New York City.
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