The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By William H. Benson



January 26, 2018

On January 11, President Trump met with Senators in the Oval Office to discuss immigration.

At one point a Senator mentioned that the U.S. should also “admit people from Haiti, El Salvador, and certain African nations,” a suggestion that enraged the President.

“Why,” he asked, in caustic and unprintable terms, “are we having all these people from those countries come here? It would be better to get immigrants from places like Norway.”


In a vindictive act aimed at the President, Dick Durbin, a Democratic Senator, leaked the President’s comment to the press. Commentator...

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