The Ingraham Angle
INGRAHAM: An extremely shifting second final evening at the State of the Union. President Trump consoling the mother and father of two teenage women. Police say that Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas have been chased down and brutally murdered by MS-13 gang members in Long Island in New York in 2016. Three of the 4 individuals charged with the murders are unlawful immigrants.
INGRAHAM: President Trump honored Nisa and Kayla final evening by inviting their mother and father to the speech. We reached out to Nisa’s mother and father Elizabeth Alvarado and Robert Mickens and each are sort sufficient to hitch us and share their ideas on the night and their response to that second. To each of you, I believed lots about you each right now within the aftermath of this speech and the response and I wish to say for my listening viewers on radio and I do know all of the viewers on Fox, , no phrases can categorical how extremely devastated I do know you have to be and we simply thanks a lot for being courageous sufficient to come back on the present and discuss to us. Thank you a lot.
ALVARADO/MICKENS: Oh, you are welcome.
INGRAHAM: I wish to first simply ask you what it was prefer to be invited to the State of the Union speech. So many politicians have not actually confronted what MS-13 has carried out to American communities Suffolk county in Long Island particularly arduous hit in 2016 and 2017 by MS-13. What was it prefer to be invited?
MICKENS: It was positively an honor. We have been nonetheless shocked about receiving an invitation. And, , that is one thing that we’d — if we was requested to do it once more, we’d positively do it?
ALVARADO: Yeah, we’d. It was overwhelming.
INGRAHAM: Go forward.
ALVARADO: I am sorry. It was very overwhelming and I appreciated that, , that he allow us to come there to see him. It was an honor to see him.
INGRAHAM: And you met with him earlier than the State of the Union speech briefly. And what was that like?
ALVARADO: It was good. It was good. You know, once we walked into his workplace, it was like breathtaking. Lisa’s pin on me. I requested him if he may take it for a present. He took it. And he took photos with it. And he took photos with me with it. And I — , he’s very real. Very good president. I actually am completely satisfied that I met him.
INGRAHAM: I wish to ask you each what it felt like to seek out out that so many individuals within the room, that have been largely Democrats, didn’t rise up while you have been acknowledged and when your daughter was acknowledged final evening.
MICKENS: Well, I felt it was very disrespectful for the straightforward reality the Democrats who have been there who didn’t rise up, they have been African-Americans. So that hurts me lots to indicate they didn’t have the respect or to honor what simply occurred to our lives and to Americans’ lives. It’s not proper, . Regardless of how they really feel concerning the president, they need to present the respect as a result of I might present them the respect if that was their beloved one.
INGRAHAM: There was a lady on one other cable channel earlier right now and, once more, I attempted to place myself in your footwear, listening to among the feedback that have been made after this superb second the place so many people have been actually crying with you and her identify is Joy Reid and she or he stated this.
JOY REID: He offers a speech tonight through which he makes it sound like the most important situation within the United States, the most important menace is MS-13, a gang no person that does not watch Fox News has ever heard of so it makes it sound like they’re the most important menace.
INGRAHAM: Elizabeth, like MS-13 is any large deal.
ALVARADO: I’ve no phrases. I imply, these are gang members that simply, , determined to be a decide and a jury to take my daughter out like that. It’s unacceptable. I do not need it to occur to anyone else’s household. But, one thing must be carried out. And I will not cease doing what I am doing till every thing seems proper. I can solely hope and pray that whoever — any gang members, please, cease the violence. It’s sufficient. How far more blood do now we have to shed.
INGRAHAM: Before we begin imposing our borders, they need to by no means be on this nation within the first place. If they weren’t on this nation within the first place, your daughter would nonetheless be alive right now. That’s what makes my blood boil. They ought to by no means have have been right here. Robert and Elizabeth, thanks. I do know we’re going it test again with you. I do know would going to want you all the very best. I do know it is nonetheless searing ache for each of you. Thank you for spending time with us tonight.