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Trump Vows 'Largest Deportation in History' if He Returns to White House
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June 24, 2024

Former president Donald Trump addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s conference in Washington, D.C., Saturday, June 22, 2024. (New York Times/Haiyun Jiang)

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Donald Trump pledged over the weekend to begin the “largest deportation operation in history” if he again is elected president.

“We have probably close to 20 million people that came in from all parts of the world. They’re gonna have to be gone,” the Republican presidential candidate told the crowd at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “2024 Road to Majority” conference Saturday in Washington, D.C.

‘These People Are Bad’

Trump lashed out several times against immigrants in the U.S., saying they are “getting comfortable now, they’re going to start hitting us very hard. These people are bad.”

The New York Times reported in February that “mass deportations are part of an extreme expansion of the anti-immigration policy that Trump is planning” if he returns to the White House.

In Trump’s campaign announcement speech in 2015, he said, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”

In this year’s campaign, he has continued a refrain from his 2016 campaign, falsely claiming many immigrants to the U.S. come from “mental institutions” and jails.

 

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