• 'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

    4 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members despite a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders.
    Answering a reporter's question during a meeting Thursday with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Trump said his comment a day earlier had clearly been directed at members of the MS-13 gang.
    "MS-13, these are animals coming onto our country," Trump said, repeating his language from Wednesday. "When the MS-13 comes in, when the...
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  • The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    4 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration :
    6:55 a.m.
    President Donald Trump is tweeting that he only used the word "animals" to describe immigrants who are gang members.
    Trump has been under fire for comments he made Wednesday while railing against California for its immigration policies. Trump was speaking at a roundtable with local California officials when he responded to a comment that had referenced MS-13.
    Trump had said: "We have people coming into the country, or trying to come in - and we're stopping a lot of them... You wouldn't believe how bad these...
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