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  • Foe blasts Durbin's use of disputed claim in fundraising email

    10/24/2013 11:51:08 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 24, 2013 | By Katherine Skiba
    "................On Thursday, the White House explained further: “While the quote attributed to a Republican lawmaker in the House GOP meeting with the president is not accurate, there was a miscommunication when the White House read out that meeting to Senate Democrats, and we regret the misunderstanding.” To “read out” is Washington jargon meaning to summarize. Aides to the president refused to say how the miscommunication happened or who conducted the briefing with Senate Democrats in which it occurred. Durbin’s original Facebook post remained up Thursday, and a new post was added: “I appreciate this clarification from the White House that...