‘Don’t Be A Baby’:Trump Fires Back at Reporter Pushing Him on ‘Criminal’ Caravan

Conservative Tribune | 10/20/2018 | Kara Pendleton
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Whether it is on Twitter or answering reporters, there is no telling what off-the-cuff comment is going to come from President Donald Trump. According to Slate, it was during a roundtable with the media when he let lose with yet another comeback that was not warmly received.

Trump told reporters that some of the individuals making up the migrant caravan on its way to the United States through Mexico from Honduras were potentially dangerous.

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“Some of these people are hard criminals,” Trump said. “Hardened criminals — not good people.”

“These are some bad people coming through,” he added. “These aren’t babies, these aren’t little angels coming into our country.”

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Then things got really interesting. When New York Times reporter Emily Cochrane sought elaboration on that statement from the commander in chief, he fired back.

In 2017, The Hill reported about the crime problem some illegal aliens present: “Criminal aliens, both legal and illegal, make up 27 percent of all federal prisoners. Yet non-citizens are only about nine percent of the nation’s adult population.”

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“Thus, judging by the numbers in federal prisons alone, non-citizens commit federal crimes at three times the rate of citizens,” The Hill calculated.

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