Our hearts absolutely sink in hearing this news…
Donald Trump will be the subject of a long in-depth interview on 60 Minutes tonight, and he will discuss his plans, policies, and more as President-elect — but this particular piece is just so heartbreaking and scary.
Speaking to Lesley Stahl, Trump went on record in the interview that will air later tonight about his immigration policies, and it sounds like he’s adhering to his incredibly hard-line stance on undocumented immigration.
When asked about his plans, The Donald bluntly stated that it is his intention to IMMEDIATELY deport as many as three million immigrants.
“What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million, it could be even three million, we are getting them out of our country or we are going to incarcerate. But we’re getting them out of our country, they’re here illegally.”
Of course there are criminals who break the law while here undocumented, but something tells us Trump’s mass deportations will target far, far more than just the bad apples.
Trump, who is also obsessed with that ridiculous border wall, said more about securing the border during that interview, too (below):
“After the border is secure and after everything gets normalized, we’re going to make a determination on the people that they’re talking about who are terrific people, they’re terrific people but we are gonna make a determination at that. But before we make that determination…it’s very important, we are going to secure our border.”
We’ll see about all that…
Seriously, though, Trump’s immigration plan is going to be both incredibly tough to actually implement, and incredibly sad to see families and communities torn apart.
So, so sad and scary.
We’ll have much more from Trump’s 60 Minutes interview later today.
[Image via CBS.]