Jan 12, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump threatens to record future Oval Office meetings

After denying reports that he called Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as “shithole countries," Trump suggested that maybe he should record future Oval Office meetings.

Yes, but: Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, who was at the meeting, confirmed Trump's remarks this morning: "I've been seeing the comments in the press, and I've not read one that is inaccurate."

Notable: This is reminiscent of when Trump tweeted that his former FBI Director James Comey "better hope that there are no tapes'" of their Oval Office conversations, which set off a media firestorm questioning whether Trump had been recording his meetings.

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