Because of the weak laws, they come in fast, we get them, we release them, we get them again, we bring them out. "You've gone through a lot, too, although it's becoming quite popular what you're doing". Trump was being asked about an MS-13 gang member when he made the comments during a roundtable about sanctuary cities in California.
In a White House meeting that included the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, House the majority leader, Kevin McCarthy, and top officials from the department of homeland security and the U.S. immigration and customs enforcement (Ice), Trump called the California policy "deadly and unconstitutional". "And it's happening more and more".
Trump also slammed Mexican leaders, saying they do "nothing for us ... especially at the border".
Some representatives from those regions were in attendance at Wednesday's roundtable, including San Diego County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar - who is running to replace the retiring Rep. Darrell Issa in Congress - and Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar.
Trump then enthusiastically said: "Please run!" "And I've talked to the soldiers and the soldiers are wondering why we won't get out and be a part of this process with the president".
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would soon push for full funding of his promised wall along the USA border with Mexico, which could spark budget battles in a Congress fractured over his immigration policy.
Trump vows to get 'full funding' for border wall
However, the governor sent military personnel on the condition that "the California National Guard will not enforce immigration laws or participate in the construction of any new border barrier". He's acting like it's just the criminals but he really means all immigrants.
In March, Los Alamitos approved an ordinance claiming an exemption from Senate Bill 54, which limits cooperation by local and state law enforcement with federal immigration authorities.
"They will discuss shared efforts to end the nullification of federal law and restore community safety", the statement continued.
They were responding to legislation signed into law by Gov.
Jerry Brown wrote on his Twitter page that Trump "is lying on immigration, lying about crime and lying about the laws of CA".
"Flying in a dozen Republican politicians to flatter him and praise his reckless policies changes nothing", Brown tweeted. "We, the citizens of the fifth largest economy in the world, are not impressed", he said.More news: Rohan Dennis determined to battle on despite losing Giro d'Italia lead