‘Fox & Friends’ Host Brian Kilmeade Defends ‘Invasion’ Term Allegedly Used by El Paso Suspect

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Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade thinks it’s perfectly OK to describe immigrants coming into the country as an “invasion”—the same term allegedly used by the suspected El Paso gunman who shot 22 dead.

Authorities are investigating a racist screed posted on far-right message board 8chan in connection with the suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting in the Texas border city. The “manifesto,” posted minutes before the attack, said it was a “response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas.”

The incendiary language is used frequently by President Trump and his campaign. Facebook advertising from Trump’s re-election campaign has pushed the idea of an “invasion” at the southern border, reportedly posting more than 2,000 ads on the social network that include the word “invasion.”

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