Trump Hammers Biden For ‘Apologizing’ For Referring To Laken Riley Murder Suspect As ‘An Illegal’
ROME, GEORGIA - MARCH 09: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the stage a the conclusion of a campaign rally at the Forum River Center March 09, 2024 in Rome, Georgia. Both Trump and President Joe Biden are holding campaign events on Saturday in Georgia, a critical battleground state, two days before the its primary elections. A city of about 38,000, Rome is in the heart of conservative northwest Georgia and the center of the Congressional district represented by Rep. Majorie Taylor Green (R-GA).
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Former President Donald Trump slammed President Joe Biden on Saturday after Biden apologized for calling the illegal alien who allegedly murdered a young woman in Georgia an “illegal” during his recent State of the Union speech.

The young woman — 22-year-old Georgia nursing student Laken Riley — was allegedly murdered by Venezuelan national Jose Ibarra, who is reportedly an active gang member.

Speaking at a political rally in Georgia, Trump said: “Then just moments ago, I don’t know if you heard because you’ve all been waiting online for two days, but just moments ago, this was just before coming up. They just told me prior to what I’m doing right now that Joe Biden went on television and apologized for calling Laken’s murderer an ‘illegal.’ He didn’t want to call him ‘illegal,’ supposedly.”

“He said he should have called him an ‘undocumented,’ not an ‘illegal,’ and he wanted to apologize,” Trump continued. “He wanted to apologize. And well, they have a new name, too. They have a new name that’s even worse. They have a new name, you know what the new name is? ‘Neighbor.’ They want to call them ‘neighbor.’ They want to call them another name. Did you ever hear the other one? ‘Newcomer.’ A newcomer to our country. Are we going crazy or what? Is this country going crazy? How about that one? Newcomer, the newcomer. No, he was illegal and I say he was an illegal alien. He was an illegal immigrant. He was an illegal migrant, and he shouldn’t have been in our country and he never would have been under the Trump policy.”

Trump said that Biden should apologize for “apologizing to this killer.”


During an MSNBC interview over the weekend, Biden said was asked about referring to the suspect as “an illegal.”

“Undocumented,” Biden interrupted the interviewer. “An undocumented person.”

“And I shouldn’t have used ‘illegal,’ it’s undocumented,” Biden claimed, even though the correct legal terminology is, in fact, “illegal alien.”

“And look, when I spoke about the difference between Trump and me, one of the things I talked about at the border was his, the way he talks about vermin, the way he talks about these people polluting the blood,” he continued. “And I talked about what I’m not going to do, what I won’t do, I’m not gonna treat any, any, any of these people with disrespect. Look, they built the country. The reason our economy is growing. We have to control the border and more orderly flow, but I don’t share his view at all.”

“So you regret using that word?” the interviewer asked.

“Yes,” Biden responded.

Related: Biden Apologizes For Calling Alleged Laken Riley Murderer An ‘Illegal’: They ‘Built The Country’

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