2016 Presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump met Friday afternoon with family members of Americans killed by illegal aliens in the wake of a multiple deportee felon confessing to shooting and killing young Kate Steinle in San Francisco, California.
Sabine Durden lost her son Dominic Durden to the actions of an illegal alien three years ago come Sunday. After participating in Friday’s meeting with Trump she spoke exclusively with Breitbart News sharing her experience inside the meeting:
Mister Trump met with the families in a separate room. He listened to each one of our stories and was visibly shaken and touched. We got hugged and he promised to continue to fight for us and our kids. We then went to a separate room where the press was staged. He addressed them and then gave each of us time to share our story. The press tried to pin him down on his previous comments. He stood his ground. I had a coke bottle that read HERO on it and I told him that he should have it. He is my hero because he was the only one who got attention to this truly important issue.
It was such a pleasure and true honor to meet this man. A legend and someone to bring America back.
Leading up to the meeting Durden was extremely excited. Afterwards she also remarked of Trump’s patient listening ear saying it energized her to continue sharing her story and the important message of the need for border and immigration law enforcement.
The families of Jamiel Shaw Jr., Sabine Durden, Don Rosenberg, Lupe Moreno, and Brenda Sparks, all who have lost loved ones, were included in Friday’s meeting.
Trump has come under fire in the mainstream media over comments made about illegal immigration since the announcement of his candidacy. He has since risen to number one in polls of the Republican field for president.
Breitbart News reported not only Friday on the families included in the meeting and brief portions of their stories, but also at an event last November, the National Day of Remembrance for Americans killed by illegal aliens. Many of the families have had to fight fiercely to see their loved ones’ killers brought to justice or even just deported. Others have watched their loved ones’ killers go free.
Trump will address attendees at Freedom Fest in Las Vegas, Nevada and later at a stadium venue in Phoenix, Arizona.
Durden also recently penned separate, open letters to both President Barack Obama and Donald Trump. The letters came in stark contrast to one another as the letter to Obama expressed Durden’s grievance over the president inviting a known illegal alien to an LGBT event at the White House who then heckled the President about deportation.
Durden questioned when Obama would acknowledge her and others who have lost loved ones to the actions of foreign nationals illegally present in the United States and “WHEN do legal citizens that have been affected by this immigration issue, get a chance to share their side of the story with you?” (original emphasis). The letter is included in an exclusive Breitbart News report.
The Trump letter is included below:
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