Donald Trump says his plan to deport 11 million undocumented people living in America will not involve immigration detention centers. In fact, Trump claimed in an interview with Bill O’Reilly on Monday, he’s never even heard the term “detention center.” Would you be shocked to find that a string of prior statements and positions contradict this? It’s just the latest twist surrounding Trump’s immigration policy, which has become markedly incoherent even for him.
Trump was asked by the Fox News host about rumors that the campaign is preparing to walk back some of Trump’s most controversial immigration proposals. After Trump declined to say directly whether or not he was changing any of his positions, O’Reilly began to press Trump about whether or not he would round up immigrants and put them in detention centers: