Trump promises immigration speech Wednesday

On Sunday evening, Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDem senator says Zelensky was 'feeling the pressure' to probe Bidens 2020 Dems slam Trump decision on West Bank settlements Trump calls latest impeachment hearings 'a great day for Republicans' MORE promised in a tweet that he’ll deliver a major speech on immigration Wednesday, saying he’s still looking for a larger venue. 




Trump is looking more closely at the question of what to do about millions of illegal immigrants living in the country.

Last November, he floated the possibility of creating a “deportation force” to roust them from American communities, but many policy experts view this approach as highly impractical. It has also sparked a backlash from Hispanic voters.

After meeting with Hispanic leaders in mid-August, Trump suggested that he may soften his position on deporting an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the country.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus also talked about the speech on Sunday. 

“You’re going to find out from Donald Trump very shortly. He’s going to be giving prepared remarks on this issue, I think very soon,” Priebus told Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Trump had planned to address the issue last week in Colorado but postponed that event. The Arizona event scheduled for Wednesday was originally billed as an immigration speech, but the Trump camp then said it would focus on party unity instead. It was cancelled Friday, before Trump clarified that it is moving to a larger venue.