NBC’s Chuck Todd is defending President Trump over his remark that members of MS-13 are “animals.”
Todd, during a radio appearance, said, “A lot of people have called violent anybody animals. Anybody who is a violent criminal, in my book, can get called an animal. They’re mulling, killing, and raping people. I don’t care where they are from.”
He also said that the media criticism of the comment may hurt the media: “This is where I think that my colleagues do us all harm.” (RELATED: Chuck Todd Makes Comey Squirm With This Question About Russia)
Trump has been critical of Todd in the past, poking fun at him for having “sleepy eyes.”
Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd of Fake News NBC just stated that we have given up so much in our negotiations with North Korea, and they have given up nothing. Wow, we haven’t given up anything & they have agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 22, 2018