Dick Durbin of misrepresenting the discussion on immigration during a recent meeting at the White House.
"They'll never report that African-American unemployment is at the lowest it has ever been", Trump said, referring to black unemployment falling in December to the lowest level on record, 6.8 percent.
Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Dick Durbin of IL grilled Nielsen over her testimony.
Marches around the United States to commemorate King, which take place annually, took on special significance this year following Trump's alleged slur against African countries and Haiti.
"We shouldn't be asking immigrants to prove their worth, when this country seems to be unworthy of them", she said.More news: Amazon increases its monthly Prime membership rate to $12.99
Although two Senators corroborate the "sh*thole" story and out of a bipartisan meeting of many different people, no one else has denied it, Trump denies using the word "sh*thole".
Demonstrators also expressed dissatisfaction over what they described as the Haitian government's inadequate response to Trump's reported remarks.
However, Trump has repeatedly denied making such comments.
Ironically, Trump's habit of spewing racist bile has come back to bite him.
"I can not believe that in the history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday", Durbin said during a press conference at a Martin Luther King Jr.More news: (NYSE:HUN) Major Shareholder Sells $42214365.30 in Stock
Trump was responding to questions as he met with Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev (nur-sul-TAHN' nah-sar-BAH'-yev) at the White House on Tuesday.
Graham said the fiasco about whether or not Trump used the derogatory term in Thursday's meeting, and the greater issue of coming to an agreement on an immigration bill, "has turned into a 's-show'".
Elsewhere in the city on Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel also weighed in on the ongoing storm over Trump's comments.
"In - I don't - I don't specifically remember a category - categorization of countries in Africa", she said, explaining that "there were a lot of cross conversations". South Carolina Republican Sen.
"He said, 'Put me down for wanting more Europeans to come to this country".More news: Edmund win a significant moment for British tennis
A bipartisan group of senators are planning to roll out an immigration bill this week that includes a DACA fix and border security funding, a top Senate Democrat said Wednesday. "I think they talk about DACA but they don't want to help the DACA people".