Jan 12, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Graham confirmed Trump's "shithole" remark to Tim Scott

Sen. Lindsey Graham

Sen. Lindsey Graham. Photo: Zach Gibson / Getty Images

Sen. Tim Scott told the Post and Courier that Sen. Lindsey Graham confirmed Trump's "shithole countries" comment to him. He added that Graham said reports of the remarks are "basically accurate."

Inside the room: Sen. Dick Durbin said Graham, who was in the Oval Office meeting on Thursday, "spoke up and made a direct comment on what the president said," which took "extraordinary political courage," per the Post and Courier.

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