Pelosi on Trump’s MS-13 Comments: “Calling People Animals is Not a Good Thing” Pelosi on Trump’s MS-13 Comments: “Calling People Animals is Not a Good Thing” – NTK Network

Pelosi on Trump’s MS-13 Comments: “Calling People Animals is Not a Good Thing”

"Calling people animals is not a good thing."

By NTK Staff | 05.17.2018 @1:45pm

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi criticized President Trump’s characterization of violent MS-13 gang members during her weekly press conference on Thursday, after Trump had referred to members of MS-13 as “animals” during a roundtable event on Wednesday.

During a roundtable discussion with California leaders opposing the state’s “sanctuary state laws”, Trump said, “we have people coming into the country … You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren’t people. These are animals.” Trump was apparently referring to members of MS-13.

Media outlets apparently misrepresented Trump’s remarks, to make it appear as if he was calling all undocumented immigrants “animals.”

“We believe the — some of us who are attracted to the political arena, to government and public service, that we’re all God’s children, there’s a spark of divinity in every person on Earth,” Pelosi told reporters. “And so when the president of the United States says about undocumented immigrants, ‘These aren’t people. These are animals,’ you have to wonder, does he not believe in the spark of divinity, the dignity and worth of every person? ‘These are not people. These are animals.’ The president of the United States.”

“Every day that you think you’ve seen it all, along comes another manifestation of why their policies are so inhumane,” Pelosi said. “Calling people animals is not a good thing.”

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