Fox's Katie Pavlich defends Trump's racist tweets: “He didn't say go there permanently. He said go there, fix the problem, come back.”
Pavlich also insists Trump could have just been referring to Rep. Ilhan Omar, who was “brought to the country under the graciousness of the American people”
From the July 15 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered:
BRIAN KILMEADE (GUEST CO-HOST): But you know what his point was, in the Donald Trump way that we've gotten a chance to see for the last two and a half years is, it's not so much go home. It's like, appreciate your country. Why don't you critique it on the positive way --
HARRIS FAULKNER (CO-HOST): Is that what you think he was saying?
KILMEADE: That's what he was saying. He wasn't saying anything anti-immigrant, or anti-woman, or anti-Black --
FAULKNER: Do you think his words communicate that?
KILMEADE: No, I think that he could be -- just knowing Donald Trump the way he knows Donald Trump, he's trying saying, “Why are you so negative on the country?”
HARRIS FAULKNER (CO-HOST): Then he should say that.
KATIE PAVLICH (CO-HOST): He said go there and fix the problem and come back. He didn't say go there permanently. He said go there, fix the problem, come back.
FAULKNER: But where would we be going? Because one of them was born in Michigan. So is she supposed to go home to Michigan?
PAVLICH: I understand that, but what he's specifically referring to maybe Ilhan Omar, for example, who was brought to the country under the graciousness of the American people, that could be who he's referring to.
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