Trump Starting to Bail on Immigration Promises?

Donald Trump at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit. Nashua, NH. Photo by Michael Vadon.

In what could be one of the most stunning campaign reversals in modern history, Donald Trump appears to be considering a change to his controversial immigration plan that would deport millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. Trump has spent the better part of the past year touting his plan for immigration reform, and while there are no signs some of his proposals will remain in place, numerous outlets are now reporting Trump is contemplating softening his plan to deport illegal immigrants.

If Trump actually changes his plan, it would confirm what many conservatives have said about Trump since the start of his presidential run: He can’t be trusted.

From The Washington Post:

Donald Trump’s campaign wavered Sunday on whether he would continue to call for the mass deportation of 11 million illegal immigrants from the United States, the latest in a series of sometimes-clumsy attempts to win over moderate GOP voters without alienating millions who have flocked to his hard-line views.

After insisting for more than a year that all illegal immigrants “have to go,” Trump met with a newly created panel of Hispanic advisers on Saturday and asked for other ideas — making clear that his position is not finalized, according to two attendees. Any shift would represent a remarkable retreat on one of the Republican nominee’s signature issues. READ MORE …

PHOTO: Donald Trump at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit. Nashua, NH. Photo by Michael Vadon.

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