Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) claimed Saturday that Brazilian immigrants are coming to the U.S. southern border “smartly dressed” with “upscale luggage.”
Graham railed against the increase in Brazilian immigrants on Friday as well, saying that 40,000 undocumented Brazilian immigrants were “headed for Connecticut, wearing designer clothes and Gucci bags.”
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) mocked the comment, saying, “I’ve been looking around for Brazilians with Gucci bags. I just haven’t seen it, Lindsey.” He also noted that the state’s immigrants are coming in “overwhelmingly legally.”
Still, Graham continued with that rhetoric during a Saturday interview with Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro.
“You know what pisses the border patrol off…is they’re having to process these people,” Graham said. “That means they