Trump vows to deport immigrants in US illegally
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing again to deport immigrants in the U.S.illegally who have committed crimes.
Trump's telling a gathering of conservatives that "as we speak today, immigration officers are finding gang members, drug dealers and criminal aliens and throwing them the hell out."
His declaration comes the day after he and one of his Cabinet secretaries offered clashing takes on the nature of the deportation push.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged in Mexico that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
But only hours earlier Trump suggested the opposite, saying it would be a "military operation."
Press secretary Sean Spicer later said Trump used "military" as an adjective and was stressing "precision."
Trump says he inherited a "failed health care law" in his address to the Conservative Political Action Conference. Trump claims it threatens the nation's medical system with "total catastrophe."
Trump reiterated his promise to repeal and replace the sweeping health care law signed into law by former President Barack Obama.
Trump says at CPAC that "Obamacare" doesn't work and it covers "very few people," even though the 2010 health law has provided medical insurance to 20 million Americans. The president says he and the GOP-led Congress will "make it much better" and "less expensive."