(National Sentinel)Â Leadership: President Donald J. Trump was meeting with NATO Secretary GeneralÂ Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday as part of his administration’s efforts to shore up the military alliance in the face of a revisionist and dangerous Russia.
But instead of getting questions on what measures the U.S. and NATO are taking, the president had to deal with a question from the Pravda media about his comments earlier this week in which he called members of the brutal MS-13 gang “animals.”
Such is the state of our media today; they’d rather perpetuate a lie about a murderous gang of illegal aliens than have a serious discussion about our increasingly tenuous relationship with a very powerful nuclear-armed foe.
After Trump made his comments, most of the American Pravda media claimed Trump was talking aboutÂ all illegal immigrants.
He wasn’t. He was very specifically talking about MS-13 gang members, as the Republican Party notes in this tweet:
— GOP (@GOP) May 17, 2018
Nevertheless, the lie was perpetuated by the Pravda media and echoed by disgustingly dishonest Democrats including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
The president clarified his comments — again — in response to a question from the media while doubling down on his description of MS-13 members as “animals.”
Per the White House:
Q Mr. President, sir, could you clarify the context of your use of the word â€œanimalâ€ yesterday in referring to some people who were (inaudible) â€”
PRESIDENT TRUMP: No. It has nothing to do with this meeting. But Iâ€™m referring â€” and you know Iâ€™m referring â€” to the MS-13 gangs that are coming in. And I was talking about the MS-13 and also â€” and if you look a little bit further on in the tape, youâ€™ll see that. So Iâ€™m actually surprised youâ€™re asking this question because most people got it right.
But Iâ€™m saying the MS-13 â€” you donâ€™t have that where you come from â€” MS-13, these are animals. Theyâ€™re coming into our country and weâ€™re getting them out. They come in again, weâ€™re getting them out. We need strong immigration laws. We have the weakest laws in the entire world. 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 â€œanimals.â€ And guess what? I always will. But weâ€™re getting them out by the thousands. But itâ€™s a big, dangerous job. And theyâ€™re able, in some cases, to come back in or new groups come in also from the gangs.
Just some of the criminal acts attributed to MS-13 gang members including beating victims to death, child rape, and beheadings.
Which makes themÂ animals.
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