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Sarah Palin Says Immigrants to U.S. Must 'Speak American'

She also defended Trump after his foreign policy stumble.
Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, gestures while responding to a question during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Sarah Palin, former governor of Alaska, gestures while responding to a question during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Immigrants to the U.S. need to “speak American,” former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said Sunday.

“We can send a message and say you want to be in America, a) you'd better be here legally or you're out of here, b) when you're here, let's speak American,” Palin said when asked on CNN's State of the Union about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's criticism of fellow candidate Jeb Bush for speaking Spanish.