"I don't recall him saying that exact phrase", Ms Nielsen said.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told senators Tuesday she "did not hear" President Donald Trump say the specific word "sh-hole" during a meeting with lawmakers last week that she attended.
Ms Nielsen says what Mr Trump is looking at is the same as the merit-based system used in Australia and Canada. When asked whether she recalled the President saying he wanted more immigrants from Europe and specifically Norway, Nielsen said he Trump admired they were hard working, had low crime and that he had just met with the prime minister. After stuttering, she replied, "I actually do not know that sir, but I imagine that is the case". "I sit here right now because when good white people in this country heard bigotry or hatred, they stood up".
Seventy-five percent of those convicted of worldwide terrorism-related offenses are foreign born, the Trump administration said Tuesday seeking to buttress President's Donald Trump's sought immigration overhauls. "You "don't remember.' You 'can't remember" the words of your commander-in-chief".
Durbin, unsatisfied with Nielsen's answer, asked her the same question again. David Perdue of Georgia and Tom Cotton of Arkansas - have pushed back against media reports and said Trump did not use the slur. "Indeed, I've never heard any president, Republican or Democrat, express anything even comparable". "Now understanding that they literally just have minutes, minutes to say goodbye to their loved ones, to find their loved ones, to try to find some kind for shelter somewhere". State lawmakers announced they would hold a hearing next Friday. Though the Iran-Contra indictments largely centered on perjury and withholding evidence, this was an analytically significant expansion - to cover interbranch unsworn lying.
"The president utilized intense dialect by and large, as did other congressmen in the room", she said.
Left to its own devices, the State Department came up with its own talking points to be used by USA missions in Africa working to stem the damage, said a US official, who wasn't authorized to disclose internal deliberations and demanded anonymity. "I'm not here to get in front of the President or any final decisions on that particular issue, but, yes, I'm happy to discuss it". Sometimes it is important to pull back from the moment. Understand that any professional career she would hope to have would likely be ruined if it is determined she lied under oath. "I, too, am extremely upset about this and am doing everything I can do to immediately improve our emergency management systems, procedures and staffing". She said the alerts are vital and doesn't want anyone to "draw the wrong conclusion". By now, she is aware that both Sens. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.
While the report does not contain information regarding the number of terrorism and terrorism-related offenses committed by individuals who are the children of foreign-born individuals, the White House said terrorist attacks carried out by children of foreign-born individuals include the attack in Orlando by Omar Mateen, which killed 49 people and the attack in San Bernadino, California by Syed Rizwan Farook, which killed 14 people and injured 22 others. Public service is honorable, but not when you are enabling elected officials to lie and to pursue racist ends. You inevitably wind up enabling racism, dishonesty and corruption. And now, you need to either quit or face the legal and personal consequences.
Parker has been on good terms with Fury since defeating his cousin, Hughie, in a defence of the WBO heavyweight title a year ago . Higgins said he had "killed a few birds with one stone" by promoting the fight and Parker by pointing out Joshua's frailties.
According to Google Play , its public data indicated that these games had been downloaded between 3 million and 7 million times. Users should be extra vigilant when installing apps, particularly those intended for use by children.
The girl's mother said she was angry someone would target a child, but was relieved her daughter was not physically harmed. An 11-year-old Toronto girl says she was walking to school when a scissors-wielding man cut parts of her hijab .
Emirates now relies exclusively on the Airbus 380 and the Boeing 777 for its flights, making it the largest operator of both. Airbus sees "great potential" for the Middle East aviation market in 2018, Mr Leahy told reporters.
A 33-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he held 50 passengers on a Chicago-bound Greyhound bus hostage, authorities said. Eastbound I-94 was closed for several hours and traffic was brought to a standstill as authorities remained on the scene.
Though Myanmar says it would provide citizenship to some Rohingya, they have no reason to trust Myanmar, said Asif Munier. However, the Rohingya people did not find relief in Cox's Bazar, one of the largest refugee camps in the world, either.
NY owns the No. 2 pick in April's NFL Draft and is expected to select a quarterback to serve as Eli Manning's heir. Shurmur has also been key in helping Minnesota reach its first NFC Championship appearance since the 2009 season.
Spurs are now in fifth spot in the league, just outside the Champions League spaces, and three points behind Liverpool in fourth. Everton responded with a chance of their own as Wayne Rooney dragged his left-footed effort wide from Cenk Tosun's long ball.
Bannon 'Ordered To Testify Before Grand Jury' In Russia Probe
He was also not present for the controversial firing of Mr Trump's former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, James Comey. Citing the new development via an anonymous source, The New York Times said , "the subpoena could be a negotiating tactic".
Former Chester FC hero Cyrille Regis dies
Off the pitch, Regis was inducted into the Coventry City Hall of Fame, voted WBA all-time Cult Hero and received an MBE in 2008. Following his spell at Coventry, Regis joined Aston Villa before stints with Wolves, Wycombe Wanderers and Chester City .
BJP makes you fight: Rahul at Amethi
Party workers are excited by Rahul Gandhi's elevation and have planned a grand reception for their leader in Amethi . From Salon, he will proceed to Amethi , and then go to Munshiganj guest house.
Andrew McCutchen traded to the Giants
The Giants have already traded for veteran Evan Longoria to take over at third base, so they are stacking up with veterans. This deal also comes on the heels of Pittsburgh sending ace starter Gerrit Cole to Houston over the weekend.
Ford will invest $11bn in electric vehicles by 2022
Ford's new CEO, Jim Hackett, has been working on a new electrification plan since being appointed a year ago . The rumours have a different opinion as they don't think that teaser is referring to the " MuSTang ".
America's army of terror on the Turkish-Syrian border
Turkey sent troops into Syria in 2016 to prevent Syrian Kurdish fighters from forming a contiguous entity along its border . A YPG spokesman in Afrin, Rojhat Roj, said new Turkish reinforcements could be seen arriving at the border overnight.
Bills name Brian Daboll offensive coordinator
It seems like Mike Locksley will be an offensive coordinator at one of the premier programs in the country next year. Back then, Daboll was on the coaching staff while McDermott was in his senior season with the Tribe.
Bill Murray Stars as Steve Bannon on 'SNL' Cold Open
As for what he's working on next, he says he's working on a web series, a skincare line and a line of wrinkled jackets. So who knows? I mean, there's only one job in the world more powerful than being president: being Oprah.
Authorities: Wrong Woman Killed In Botched Murder-For-Hire
Three suspects have been charged with first-degree-murder after the wrong woman was killed in a Florida murder-for-hire plot. Lopez-Ramos then hired Alexis Ramos-Rivera and Glorianmarie Quinones Montes to carry out the murder, the station reported.