Sarah Palin: immigrants should 'speak American'

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Sarah Palin said Sunday that she wishes immigrants would learn how to "speak American."

The former vice presidential candidate was speaking to CNN's Jake Tapper about the 2016 presidential election. She said it was nice that candidate Jeb Bush speaks both English and Spanish, but that immigrants needed to be steered towards English—or, rather, "American."


"I think we can send a message and say, 'You want to be in America, A, you'd better be here legally or you're out of here," Palin said. "B, when you're here, let's speak American."

There is, of course, no actual "American," as the United States has no official language.