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Immigration debate deals with the "shithole" setback

The Senate Judiciary Committee confers with an aide holding up a screenshot of a headline with Trump's vulgar language
Sen. Patrick Leahy questions Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during a hearing held by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images

"A burst of public acrimony across Capitol Hill ... exposed how much negotiations on immigration ... have been set back since President Trump’s use of a vulgar expression," the WashPost reports in its lead story.

Why it matters: A Friday deadline looms "to pass a new spending bill in time to avert a government shutdown."