Sigh. Yes, and this has been my biggest fear: if he’s “changing” on immigration issues which is the strongest and most compelling aspect of his platform, what else is he changing on?

Via Free Beacon. [Click through for video]

During the Republican debate Thursday night, Donald Trump was confronted by Megyn Kelly about his stance on H1B1 visas, to which he responded with “I’m changing it and I’m softening the position.”

Kelly asked, “Mr. Trump, your campaign website to this day argues that more visas for highly skilled workers would ‘decimate American workers.’ However, at the CNBC debate, you spoke enthusiastically in favor of these visas. So which is it?”

Trump immediately answered that he was changing his position.

“I’m changing, I’m changing,” he said. “We need highly skilled people in this country and if we can’t do it, we will get them in. But, and we do need in Silicon Valley we absolutely have to have, so we do need highly skilled. And one of the biggest problems we have is people will go to the best colleges, they’ll go to Harvard, they’ll go to Stanford, they’ll go to Wharton. As soon as they are finished they get shoved out.

“They want to stay in this country. They want to stay here desperately. They are not able to stay here. For that purpose, we absolutely have to be able to keep the brainpower in this country.”

Kelly followed up by clarifying, “you are abandoning your position on your website.”

Trump responded that he was softening his position in order to keep talented people in the United States.


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  1. Maynard says:

    The H-1B visa covers workers who bring a particular commercial attribute to the country, at least in theory. That’s a discussion in itself, but is it really relevant to the porous border and the unlawful flood of low-wage low-skill immigrants? Isn’t that the real problem?

  2. Sounds like the worm is turning before even getting in to the W.H. Did someone get to him, or were we being played for fools (again).

  3. Alain41 says:

    Florida primary is now more interesting. Displaced Disney workers have been criticizing Rubio and supporting Trump. Now what do they do?

  4. deaves1 says:

    I watched the debates last night. Though they say T-tump has no real experience in politics as the rest of the candidates, he is evolving into a shifty professional politician that we are rising up against. Words have consequences, even if you are “the Donald”. Americans from all walks of life are sick and tired of politicians saying one thing on the campaign trail, then do as they please after elections. Plus T-rump, still will not answer a question directly. We always have to listen to him dance around a question, then lead the subject off to a direction he feels will satisfy the question.

  5. dennisl59 says:

    Let’s hear what Ron Paul has to say about Trump, The Establishment Candidate.

    I always thought Paul was a crackpot(at times) but just when you think he’s gone off the rails he has a speech and hits the nail right on the head. If you were to play this for any of the drones/zombies that support Trump you would be personally attacked by them.

    posted 3/4 634pm Texas[Cruz Country]Time

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