A pro-Trump lawyer was caught on video berating workers at a Midtown Manhattan deli because they were speaking Spanish to one another.
“Every person I listen to—he’s speaking it, she’s speaking it. This is America,” a man identified by The Forward as Aaron Schlossberg shouted while other people were just trying to get salads at a Fresh Kitchen on Madison Avenue.
Then, when the manager confronted him, he just wouldn’t shut up.
“Your clients and your staff are speaking Spanish to staff when they should be speaking English,” Schlossberg kvetched. “My guess is they’re undocumented, so my next call is to ICE to have each one of them taken out of my country.”
He then said this about the people who clearly had jobs and were just trying to do them: “If they have the balls to come here and live off my money—I pay for their welfare. I pay for their ability to be here.”
The person who originally shot the video also added this comment on Facebook: “What a big man talking down to [a] couple of women and a helpless employee. I wish someone tells me I can’t speak in my native language! First of all they wasn’t talking to you!! Asshole!”
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