Democrats furious over Trump's immigration rhetoric

Democrats furious over Trump's immigration rhetoric


By:  BURGESS EVERETT, SEUNG MIN KIM and ELANA SCHOR
Politico

 

Democrats were infuriated by President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech, claiming the president put an immigration deal even further out of reach with what they called bigoted remarks during the 80-minute address.

But it was Trump's "Americans are dreamers, too" remark that rankled Democrats most.

“Really stoking the fires, from my perspective, of bigotry," said Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.).

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