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Trump blasts some deported immigrants: ‘These aren’t people. These are animals.’

President Trump portrayed some immigrants crossing into the country illegally as “animals” while speaking Wednesday at a White House event targeting California’s sanctuary city policies.“We have people coming into the country, who are trying to come in, and we’re stopping a lot of them, but we’re taking people out of the country, you wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” Trump said in reference to alleged gang members.

“These aren’t people. These are animals.”That broad-brush assertion itself is jarring, but not uncommon for Trump. In fact, it’s  just the latest instance in which Trump has sought to dehumanize those he considers undesirable.After a man angry over losing his job opened fire on a former office rival on Aug. 24, 2012, on the sidewalk outside the Empire State Building, Trump wasted little time rendering his judgment.
“Terrible tragedy at the Empire State Building today. We must have fast trials and death penalty for the animals,” Trump tweeted.The gunman, however, was killed by police at the scene.In fact, Trump often uses the word “animal” when advocating for swift capital punishment of those accused of crimes, as was the case with an Oklahoma man suspected in the murder of a female co-worker in September 2014.
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Trump blasts some deported immigrants: ‘These aren’t people. These are animals.’

President Trump portrayed some immigrants crossing into the country illegally as “animals” while speaking Wednesday at a White House event targeting California’s sanctuary city policies.“We have people coming into the country, who are trying to come in, and we’re stopping a lot of them, but we’re taking people out of the country, you wouldn’t believe how bad these people are,” Trump said in reference to alleged gang members.