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Chuck Todd Is Defending Trump Over The ‘Animals’ Comment

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NBC’s Chuck Todd is defending President Trump over his remark that members of MS-13 are “animals.”

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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)

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 15: (L-R) Chuck Todd, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, and Megyn Kelly attend the 2017 NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Trump has been critical of Todd in the past, poking fun at him for having “sleepy eyes.”

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