Coulter blasts Trump for immigration stance
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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter late Wednesday blasted Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDeputy AG: DOJ investigating fake Trump electors Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame Overnight Health Care — Senators unveil pandemic prep overhaul MORE for indicating he is open to softening in his immigration policies.

"Only part he left out was the 'hoops' they'll have to jump through! Trump: No citizenship. Let me go a step further—they'll pay back-taxes," Coulter tweeted.


Coulter, a strong Trump supporter, also gave the GOP nominee a suggestion, tweeting that "back taxes" mean the country pays "illegals $30k apiece in EITC [earned income tax credit]."

"It's not 'amnesty.' It's 'comprehensive immigration reform'!!!! Trump: 'they have to pay taxes, there's no amnesty,' " Coulter tweeted.

"Well, if it's 'hard,' then nevermind. Trump: '... to take a person who's been here for 15 or 20 years ....It's a very, very hard thing."

Coulter also retweeted an image of Trump's signature red hats with the phrase: "They will pay back taxes," superimposed on it.

Trump earlier this week said he may be open to some "softening" in the immigration laws.

"There certainly can be a softening, because we're not looking to hurt people," Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity during a town hall earlier this week.

During that event, he raised the idea that people living in the country illegally would pay back taxes, "but we work with them."

Questions have been raised about Trump's stance on immigration after his campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said last weekend it was "to be determined" whether Trump's plans would include a deportation force to remove the 11 million people living illegally in the country.

Coulter said Tuesday she thought it was a "mistake" for Trump to soften his stance on immigration, noting what he was saying sounded "like it's coming from consultants."

The conservative commentator recently released a book, "In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!"