Trump official mangles Statue of Liberty poem to suit president’s anti-immigration agenda

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A top Trump administration official came under fire on Tuesday for twisting the words of the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the United States.“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public charge,” acting US immigration chief Ken Cuccinelli said on National Public Radio when asked if the lines, taken from Emma Lazarus’ The New Colossus, are “part of the American ethos”.New US immigration rule could…

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