Don Jr. Likens Immigrants To Caged Zoo Animals While Arguing ‘Walls Work’

BOZEMAN,MT-SEPTEMBER,25: Donald Trump,Jr. speaks at a campaign rally in support  Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale  in Bozeman, MT on September 25,2018. Rosendale is running against incumbent Democrat Senator Jon Tester in the 2018 midterm elections. (Photo by William Campbell-Corbis via Getty Images)
BOZEMAN,MT-SEPTEMBER,25: Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a campaign rally in support Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale in Bozeman, MT on September 25,2018. Rosendale is running against incumbent Democrat Senator Jo... BOZEMAN,MT-SEPTEMBER,25: Donald Trump Jr. speaks at a campaign rally in support Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale in Bozeman, MT on September 25,2018. Rosendale is running against incumbent Democrat Senator Jon Tester in the 2018 midterm elections. (Photo by William Campbell-Corbis via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 9, 2019 3:17 p.m.

In a befuddling Instagram Story post on Tuesday, the President’s eldest son attempted to explain why “walls work” by drawing a comparison between caged zoo animals and … immigrants?

“You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo? Because walls work,” he said in an Instagram Story that has since disappeared.

While it seemed that Trump Jr. was attempting to draw a parallel between the proposed border wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and the cages that house zoo animals, a spokesperson for the first son told The Hill that Trump Jr. only meant to indicate “walls equal safety.”

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