Rudy Giuliani seemed to confirm Donald Trump no longer wanted the mass deportations promised during his primary campaign.
Giuliani said Trump would "find it very, very difficult to throw out a family" that had been in America for years on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday.
Giuliani has been a top Trump ally for much of the campaign, and he insisted Trump was misunderstood after his immigration speech on Friday revived the hard-line approach of his early campaign.
The 10 components of Trump's immigration plans are below.
- Build a wall along the southern border
- End "catch and release"
- Zero tolerance for criminal aliens
- Block funding for sanctuary cities
- Cancel unconstitutional executive orders
- Create an ICE deportation task force
- Ensure other country's take their people back when ordered
- Biometric entry/exit visa tracking program will be completed
- Turn off "benefit magnet"
- Serve our needs and not the needs of others
Donald Trump should have gone to the Olympics as a gymnast, because there's a lot of contortionism there.
But Trump's speech and Giuliani's follow-up didn't buy it.
Labor Secretary Tom Perez, a Hillary Clinton supporter, said Trump's alliance with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his harsh stance on immigration, nullified any attempts at softening his policy.
BREAKING: Donald Trump says if elected he will triple the number of immigration and customs enforcement agents— Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) September 1, 2016
Trump also planned to triple the number of immigration and customs enforcement agents.