Exchange between Secretary Nielsen & Senator Durbin (C-SPAN)

Senator Dick Durbin: “You said on Fox News that the president used strong language. What was that strong language?

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen: “Uh, let’s see, strong language, there was, uh I…apologies. I don’t remember specific word. What I was struck with frankly was, as I’m sure you were as well, was just the general profanity that was used in the room by almost everyone.”

Sen. Durbin: “Did you hear me use profanity?”

Sec. Nielsen: “No, sir. Neither did I.”

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