White House defends calling MS-13 gang members 'animals'

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (May 17, 2018) —White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described MS-13 gang members as "animals."

Sanders was responding to the fury raised after many media falsely took the President's comments out of context during remarks he made at an immigration roundtable at the White House on Wednesday.

She says the president was "very clearly referring" to members of the violent MS-13 street gang who enter the country illegally in his remarks.

And she says that, "if the media and liberals want to defend MS-13, they're more than welcome to. Frankly, I don't think the term that the president used was strong enough."

 

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