Trump “Defends” His Animals Remark Or Something

The day after the NY Times utterly took President Trump out of context (which led to many, many, many leftist media outlets, personalities, and elected Democrats to follow suit) regarding his MS-13 are animals remark, the NY Times is doubling down on their #TDS

Trump Defends ‘Animals’ Remark, Saying It Referred to MS-13 Gang Members

President Trump on Thursday defended his use of the word “animals” to describe dangerous criminals trying to cross into the United States illegally, saying that he had been referring to members of the brutal transnational gang MS-13 when he used language critics called inappropriate.

“I’m referring, and you know I’m referring, to the MS-13 gangs that are coming in,” Mr. Trump told a reporter who asked him about the remark, a day after using the term during a White House meeting about immigration. “We have laws that are laughed at on immigration. So when the MS-13 comes in, when the other gang members come into our country, I refer to them as animals. And guess what — I always will.”

The president was doubling down on a statement he made on Wednesday at a round-table discussion with state and local officials from California, at which Mr. Trump and his guests criticized the state’s so-called sanctuary laws, which restrict communication between local law enforcement and federal immigration officers. He used the word as one of the officials argued that the state laws made it more difficult for her to share information with immigration authorities about dangerous criminals, including MS-13 members.

“We have people coming into the country, or trying to come in — we’re stopping a lot of them,” Mr. Trump said in response, during a session where he complained that the United States has “the dumbest laws on immigration in the world.”

“You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” the president added. “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.”

And this Times article still leaves out the full context.

In context, Trump is talking about MS-13. Period. Full stop. And, why would Trump even need to defend calling MS-13 animals? They are. But

Democrats all over the place are trying to spin their defense of slamming Trump for calling MS-13 animals once it became known that that’s what the comment was about in context. If Trump came out and said he was 100% for abortion on demand, Democrats would suddenly be 100% against it.

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One Response to “Trump “Defends” His Animals Remark Or Something”

  1. Stosh says:

    Calling MS13 animals is just wrong!! Animals are much more social and less violent.

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