Media Claims Trump Called Immigrants “Animals” When He Was Talking About MS-13 Gang Members
Democrats and media pundits are lying about President Trump once again, claiming that he called immigrants coming into the United States “animals,” when Trump was clearly referring to murderous MS-13 gang members.
During a roundtable discussion of California’s sanctuary state laws, Fresno Sheriff Margaret Mims told Trump about the difficulties of notifying ICE about the presence of MS-13 gang members, commenting, “There could be an MS-13 gang member, I know about, if they don’t reach a threshold, I cannot tell ICE about them.”
In response, Trump said, “We have people coming into the country — they’re trying to come in, we’re stopping a lot of them — but we’re taking out of the country. You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren’t people. These are animals. And we’re taking them out of the country at a level and at a rate that’s never happened before.”
Trump was clearly referring to MS-13 gang members, that was the context of the conversation, yet the media immediately reacted by claiming that Trump was calling all immigrants, and even children, “animals”.
Guardian journalist Hannah Jane Parkinson edited out the context of the discussion, which was about MS-13, before tweeting, “Trump just verbatim referred to some immigrants as animals. “These aren’t people, these are animals.” Fuck everyone who voted for him & everyone who continues to appease him.”
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