Trump Slams Verdict In Sanctuary City Murder Case

  • 11/30/2017
  • Source: The Hill
  • by: Brandon Carter
Trump Slams Verdict In Sanctuary City Murder Case

President Trump lashed out Thursday night at the not guilty verdict for an undocumented immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle, calling it "disgraceful."

“A disgraceful verdict in the Kate Steinle case! No wonder the people of our Country are so angry with Illegal Immigration,” Trump tweeted.
 
A jury for the Superior Court of San Francisco earlier Thursday acquitted Jose Ines Garcia Zarate of murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Steinle, 32, in 2015.

Zarate, who was in the U.S. illegally at the time of the shooting, had previously been deported five times. Trump and other Republicans used the case as a rallying cry for tougher immigration laws.
 Source: The Hill

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