The president even echoed some of the gunman’s language when talking about an “invasion” from the southern border.
Trump dismissed White Nationalism as a growing threat today.
FACT CHECK: Every single American killed by extremists in 2018 was murdered by a white supremacist or far right extremist. Every. One.pic.twitter.com/vH9o5tX0Ln
— Mrs. Betty Bowers (@BettyBowers) March 15, 2019
Shortly after Trump calls the attack in New Zealand, where shooter called his victims "invaders," a "horrible thing," he goes on to talk about US illegal immigration:
"People hate the word invasion, but that's what it is. It's an invasion of drugs and criminals." pic.twitter.com/qBd0t25hQK
— Salvador Hernandez (@SalHernandez) March 15, 2019