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Donald Trump Says NYC Terror Suspect Should Be Sent To Gitmo, Asks Congress To End Diversity Visa Lottery

Trump supports NYC terror suspect sent to Gitmo

President Donald Trump has said that he would consider sending Sayfullo Saipov, the New York terror suspect, to the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Trump called Saipov “an animal” and said he would “certainly consider” sending him to Gitmo.

“Send him to Gitmo,” Trump reportedly said before he attended a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Wednesday. “I would certainly consider that… Send him to Gitmo.”

However, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders later told reporters that President Trump was not “necessarily advocating” that Saipov be sent to Guantanamo. She insisted that Trump was only saying that he supported the idea “but he was not necessarily advocating for it.”

“[Trump] certainly would support it if he felt like that was the best move,” she said.

Trump revealed that his administration has initiated moves to end the State Department’s diversity visa lottery program through which Saipov reportedly obtained the green card that allowed him to immigrate to the U.S.

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