In an exclusive interview with NBC’s Meet the Press, Donald Trump said that he would rescind President Barack Obama’s executive order granting quasi-legal status to people who entered the country illegally as children, saying they’d all have to go.
“The executive order gets rescinded,” Trump said.
“You’ll rescind that one, too? You’ll rescind the Dream Act executive order, the DACA?” asked host Chuck Todd.
“We’re going to have to,” Trump said. “We have to make a whole new set of standards.”
“So you’re going to split up families? You’re going to deport children?” asked Todd.
“We’re going to keep the families together. We have to keep the families together, but they have to go. They have to go” he said.
“What if they have no place to go?” Todd asked.
“We will work with them,” Trump said. “They have to go, Chuck. We either have a country, or we don’t have a country.”
Watch, via NBC News.
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