Senate leader Mitch McConnell tried to protect Trump against his accusations of racism, saying legal immigration, as in his wife's case, "has healed America for hundreds of years."
Asked how he felt about "returning Trump" to your country, given that his wife, Transport Secretary Elayne Chao, was a naturalized citizen who arrived in the United States as a child, McConnell replied:
secretary came here at the age of eight, legally, not speaking a word in English, and realized the American dream, "McConnell says.
He calls "legal immigration" a process of renewal that continues in this
"Legitimate Immigration is the American dream … My wife is a good example of this," he continues.
"Look, I'm obviously a great admirer of legal immigration, that's a big part of my family for a quarter century … it's a healing of America for hundreds of years."
But McConnell Won Do not condemn the president and depict Trump's racism as a two-way war on words.
"I think everyone should reduce their rhetoric," he says.
"The president is not a racist, and I think the tone of all this is not good for the country, but comes from all ideological points … to highlight a segment of what I think is a mistake."
For the record, only one country tells the people born in the United States to return to
But McConnell's strategy here was significantly different than the one of the Chamber's leadership this morning, , promised that Trump is not a racist, and has generally proposed someone who he thought was stupid, as if he wanted to McConnell looked like he was hoping to get past him