Former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) agent Michael Cutler told Newsmax TV‘s “Newsmax Now” on Friday the media needed to “fire” their reporters and “start over with new employees” in order to get the message out about the violence posed by gangs and the horrific acts attributed to the infamous MS-13 gang.
“Fire them and start over with new employees,” Cutler said. “They’ve been brainwashed or they have a real problem with the truth. I’m talking about the media. Fire them right now.”
Cutler said the media had blurred “the distinction between citizens, immigrants and illegal aliens.” He explained immigration laws were designed to “keep out aliens who pose a threat to national security and public safety and make certain that aliens who do enter the United States don’t pose a threat to the livelihoods of Americans.”
Cutler explained he began investigating MS-13 on Long Island 25 years ago when it was a “minor problem,” but said it now had “metastasized into one of the biggest challenges facing law enforcement across the country.” He attributed the rise to “not so benign neglect.”
“We’ve got to go after these people. They are killing children. They are recruiting kids as young as eight years old in public school. They’re responsible for an estimated 20 homicides in less than two years just out on Long Island,” he said.
“How in the world do you ignore that threat and accuse law enforcement of being violent when these folks are carving up children, young girls, wreaking havoc in the ethnic immigrant communities,” he added.
News programs that referred to President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration as a “travel ban of aliens from Muslim majority countries” should actually call it by its official title, which is “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States,” Cutler maintained.
On Friday Trump traveled to Long Island to urge Congress to increase funding for his crackdown on illegal immigration and violent crime. Targeting MS-13 is a top priority of his administration.
“Together we’re going to restore safety to our streets and peace to our communities and we’re going to destroy the vile, criminal cartel MS-13 and many other gangs,” Trump said Friday, CNN reported.
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