Donald Trump launched his campaign on a promise to be very, very tough on illegal immigration - and immigrants. He called Mexican immigrants ‘‘rapists’’ and ‘‘criminals.’’ He would later promise to deport every single one of them - even approvingly referencing a controversial 1950s mass-deportation program known as ‘‘Operation Wetback.’’ He has in recent weeks prominently featured victims of crimes perpetrated by illegal immigrants.
But according to reports and the suggestions of his top advisers on Sunday, it sounds as if he’s considering seriously changing his tune - in what would amount to a stunning flip-flop.
12:28 Donald Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton, Calling Her ‘Guilty as Hell’20
04:45 Deportation force is ‘not happening,’ Paul Ryan tells undocumented family13
11:33 Donald Trump’s new 2020 campaign slogan is very, well, Donald Trump18
11:05 How Donald Trump came up with ‘Make America Great Again’14