Internet Outraged After Trump Says He’s Ordered US Troops to Shoot Any Migrants Throwing Rocks

 
 
 
President Trump late Thursday afternoon delivered a brazenly political speech  from the White House designed to gin up his base, and revealed he has ordered the 15,000 troops allegedly heading to the border to shoot any migrants if they throw rocks at U.S. soldiers.

After describing the migrants, who are mostly women and children, as "vicious," President Trump said, "I hope not," if he expected violence.

"It's the military," Trump mentioned, suggesting that there would be violence.

"Anybody throwing stones, rocks, like they did to Mexico, where they badly hurt police and soldiers of Mexico – we will consider that a firearm, because there's not much difference. When you get hit in the face with a rock, we consider that a firearm, because there's not much difference when you get hit in the face with a rock," the American president told reporters.

"They want to throw rocks at our military, our military fights back," President Trump added. "We'll consider — and I told them — consider it a rifle. When they throw rocks like they did at the Mexico military and police, I say consider it a rifle."

There actually is a great deal of difference between being hit with a rock and a bullet.

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He also described the migrants entering Mexico as the "break-in" of a country.

On social media many expressed outrage:

 

 

 

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