Trump says he recommended establishing a migrant combating league to UFC’s Dana White | EUROtoday

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Donald Trump instructed a room of conservative Christians that he pitched a migrant combating league to UFC president and CEO Dana White.

The former president made the remarks on the Faith and Freedom Coalition-organized “Road to Majority” coverage convention on the Washington Hilton on Saturday (June 22).

Speaking as he campaigns for re-election to the White House in November’s presidential election by which he’ll face incumbent president Joe Biden, the all-but-official Republican nominee chided Christians for traditionally not turning as much as vote within the numbers that is likely to be anticipated.

Trump additionally laid out his evangelical credentials together with his assist of latest laws to require Louisiana public colleges to publish the Ten Commandments in school rooms and his position within the overturning of Roe v Wade by the US Supreme Court by appointing conservative justices throughout his administration.

In his inimitable model although, the previous president meandered his method by means of his a joke-filled model of his stump speech of right-wing speaking factors together with weird anecdotes about sharks and tanks and fictional serial killer and cannibal Hannibal Lecter.

During a bit on the migrant disaster on the southern border — remarking on the toughness of a few of those that cross the border illegally — Trump instructed the gang about his jaw-dropping thought for a brand new league within the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Dana White was said to be unimpressed with Trump’s suggestion
Dana White was mentioned to be unimpressed with Trump’s suggestion (Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

“They so tough,” the Republican nominee mentioned of the migrants. “Dana White, did anyone ever hear of Dana? He’s a legend, right? UFC, Ultimate Fighter, Ultimate Fighting. And he has he’s a fantastic man. I said Dana, I have an idea.

“Why don’t you set up a migrant league of fighters and have your regular league of fighters, and then you have the champion of your league — these are the greatest fighters in the world — fight the champion of the migrants.”

“I think that migrant guy might win. That’s how tough they are,” Trump continued. “He didn’t like that idea too much, but actually, not the worst idea I’ve ever had.”

The story was met with laughter and hoots of approval from the gang on the non secular coverage convention.

However, on social media, there was condemnation of the feedback, with Democrat strategist Adam Parkhomenko saying on X: “This is some really sick s*** and in and of itself should be disqualifying.”

It was additionally variously referred to as “completely deranged” and “vile” with some discovering it incredulous that it was mentioned at a Christian values occasion.

The former president attended UFC 302 in New Jersey, sitting ringside with White, simply two days after a Manhattan jury discovered Trump responsible of 34 felony counts of falsifying enterprise information.

Trump, who turned 78 final week, is in style in UFC circles and has attended quite a few occasions lately. On June 1 he entered the Prudential Center in Newark to the sound of cheers, shaking palms with comic Theo Von and followers whereas strolling to his seat.

Guided by White, a recognized supporter of Trump, the previous president then shook palms with UFC commentators Joe Rogan and Jon Anik.

Fighter Kevin Holland exited the cage to speak to Trump after operating his battle, and former middleweight champion Sean Strickland posed for a photograph with him.

“President Trump, you’re the man. It’s a damn travesty what they’re doing to you,” Strickland mentioned afterward, throughout his in-ring interview. “I’ll be donating to you.”

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-ufc-migrant-fighting-league-b2567199.html