By ALEXANDER MALLIN
FEB. 5, 2017
“President Donald Trump said in an interview that aired today he would not be opposed to using defunding as a “weapon” against states that want to be sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants.
“‘I don’t want to defund anybody. I want to give them the money they need to properly operate as a city or a state,’ Trump said. ‘If they’re going to have sanctuary cities, we may have to do that. Certainly that would be a weapon.'”