U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he had no problem taking down a Facebook post disputed by the Obama administration once White House officials acknowledged giving him wrong information.
The Illinois Democrat spoke to reporters in Chicago after an appearance with U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona to talk about immigration reform.
Durbin was criticized after posting on his Facebook page that a Republican leader told President Barack Obama that he could not "stand to look at you" during budget negotiations. The White House initially said no GOP leader said such a thing.
Durbin stood by his account, saying he had been told of the incident by a White House staffer. Ultimately an Obama spokesman acknowledged a "miscommunication."
The Facebook post was taken down Monday.