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Trump: ‘Obama Got Tremendous Numbers of People Out of the Country.’

From the Tuesday Morning Jolt:

Trump: ‘Obama Got Tremendous Numbers of People Out of the Country.’

Meet Donald Trump’s new immigration stance, which is to… praise how tough President Obama has been on deportations. Huh? What?

“We’re going to obey the existing laws. Now, the existing laws are very strong. The existing laws, the first thing we’re gonna do, if and when I win, is we’re gonna get rid of all of the bad ones. We’ve got gang members, we have killers, we have a lot of bad people that have to get out of this country,” he said on Fox News. “As far as everybody else, we’re going to go through the process. What people don’t know is that Obama got tremendous numbers of people out of the country, Bush the same thing. Lots of people were brought out of the country with the existing laws. Well, I’m gonna do the same thing.”

[Host Bill] O’Reilly then mentioned detention centers, prompting Trump to quickly shoot down the idea of keeping undocumented immigrants in detention centers.

“You don’t have to put them in a detention center,” Trump said.

“I never even heard the term. I’m not gonna put them in a detention center,” he added. “We want to do it in a very humane manner.”

Great news, immigration hawks! Trump will emulate those tough policies of… Obama and Bush! Aren’t you thrilled? Haven’t you passionately campaigned for the status quo all these years?

And just think, we were doubting Trump’s ability to pivot!

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