The woman who makes President Donald Trump’s bed at his New Jersey golf club while he’s watching TV or tooling around in his cart is an unauthorized immigrant from Guatemala, the New York Times reports.
She’s the one who washes the windows and dusts the table tops, who still hears the story of his outburst when another maid – also here illegally – couldn’t get all the orange makeup off his shirt collar.
She’s the one Trump personally praised for her meticulousness, tipped $50, and told, “Guatemalans are hard-working people.”
NEW: Undocumented workers get the job done at President Trump’s golf club. My story about who makes his bed, waters the greens and more. Right here: https://t.co/ErJx0tI7nu
— Miriam Jordan (@mirjordan) December 6, 2018
We fear for her now. What’s going to happen to Victorina Morales, since she came forward on Thursday and publicly admitted that she doesn’t have papers, but has worked at his Bedminster club since 2013?
Does Trump have the stomach to throw her out of the country?
This is why U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ought to be focusing on “bad hombres.” Everyone agrees the bad guys have got to go, given that we can’t possibly deport all 11 million immigrants living here illegally.
Hundreds of MS-13 thugs are living in New Jersey, from Union City to Morristown to Trenton, according to a new report issued Wednesday by the State Commission of Investigation (SCI).
Meanwhile, ICE has been doing a bizarre job of prioritization. Under Trump, it’s deporting grandfathers; churchgoers who fled to the U.S. decades ago to escape persecution, while their American children – like a Metuchen 7th grader – sit in our schools. The maid may be next.
Morales says she’s hurt by Trump equating Latin American immigrants with violent criminals. It’s emboldened others, like her supervisor, to make abusive remarks.
“We are tired of the abuse, the insults, the way he talks about us when he knows that we are here helping him make money,” she said. “We sweat it out to attend to his every need and have to put up with his humiliation.”
Will Trump deport her for speaking out? Take a guess.
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