Jacob Monty, who resigned from Donald Trump's Hispanic Advisory Council after the Republican nominee's Wednesday speech on immigration, lamented on Thursday that his hope that Trump would soften his policy on deportation disappeared Wednesday night.
"I was actively defending him on media because I thought he heard us. We met with him a week and a half ago. He indicated that he knew we needed to do something humane for the non-criminals that are here, the 11 million. He brought it up. That showed us that he had studied the issue. And we had a lot of hope. And frankly, we saw a lot of hope," Monty said on CNN.
"We saw nothing but positive signs. And they were all dashed yesterday with a speech that was not Republican and not compassionate at all," he added.
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