Here’s what this man, who is a top Trump immigration official, said about a DC rat ordinance:
“It is worse than our immigration policy. You can’t break up rat families or raccoons or all the rest of them, and you can’t even kill them.”
By “worse,” he meant that it limited the government’s ability to do these things. So he must love working in the Trump administration where there seem to be no effective limits on doing these things to... humans.
People seem to be having trouble believing this is real. It should be unthinkable. But I have posted the audio clip. He said this on the public airwaves, not even behind closed doors. He’s not ashamed of it. In the Trump administration, nobody expects him to be.
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