Trump Assails ICE-Targeted Gang, Promotes Rough Policing

Law360, New York (July 28, 2017, 10:09 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump vowed to "destroy" the MS-13 gang during a speech Friday to law enforcement officers on Long Island, while seeming to encourage police not to consider the safety of apprehended individuals, and taking a moment to call for "let[ting] Obamacare implode."

Speaking to a group of officers in Brentwood, New York, Trump vowed to "destroy the vile criminal cartel MS-13," whose members he referred to as "animals." The gang, originally formed several decades ago in Los Angeles by Central American immigrants, has become a target for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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