Friday on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” host John King touted Breitbart News’ opposition to a possible House Republican immigration effort led by House Speaker Paul Ryan as one of the reasons President Donald Trump had backed off his support for Ryan’s legislation.
King was referring to remarks Trump made during his appearance before several media outlets Friday morning on the White House North Lawn. He explained how Breitbart’s criticism of Ryan might have been the impetus for Trump to oppose the bill publicly.
“If the president wants to move this, he says something encouraging. If the president wants to kill this, he says what he says. So, I get the idea. It’s an election year, the conservatives are going to be mad. I read Breitbart this morning. They’re all over Paul Ryan, saying he is selling out here to the pro-amnesty crowd,” King stated.
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