Daily Mail and other publications pushed the fake narrative that President Trump called ALL illegals “animals” when that is NOT TRUE. Democrats also jumped on the bandwagon to make the false claim. The huge title at Daily Mail makes the claim (see below) but them is clarified in the story. If you just skimmed and read the title, you would believe that president Trump did say this. Shame on them!
Daily Mail clarifies in the article but the title above says something totally different:
Donald Trump described criminal migrants as ‘animals’ Wednesday in a charged discussion about the border wall and law enforcement.
‘We have people coming into the country, or trying to come in — and we’re stopping a lot of them — but we’re taking people out of the country,’ Trump told California Republicans visiting the White House.
Trump added, ‘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.
The president’s comments on migration and law enforcement came during a round table on so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ for immigrants and the violent MS-13 gang.
Trump has often painted members of MS-13, a gang that originated in the United States but has roots in El Salvador, as ‘vicious’ and ‘killers.’
He was referring to the group when he unloaded on the ‘animals’ committing crimes in the U.S. on Wednesday, however he was immediately accused of conflating the gang with illegal immigrants in general and his comments were swiftly condemned by Democrats.
At about the 2:20 point, President Trump talks about the CRIMINAL ILLEGAL ALIENS:
If you Google “Trump calls illegals animals,” you get a plethora of articles (screenshot below) that are clearly lying to push a false narrative:
USA Today is a HUGE mainstream publication that spews propaganda all the time. USA today and Washington Post are willfully lying about what President Trump said: