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CNN’s Santorum Schools Van Jones on Higher Crime Rate by Illegal Immigrants

Posted on 31 January 2018

<p>On Tuesday night, during a discussion after President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, liberal CNN contributor Van Jones insisted that illegal immigrants are less likely to commit crimes than the general population as right-leaning CNN contributor Rick Santorum cited a recent study by John Lott finding that illegal immigrants in Arizona commit crimes at twice the rate of the general population. And over on MSNBC, Rachel Maddow pushed the recurring liberal talking point that immigrants are less likely to commit crimes, but did not inform viewers of those findings that illegal immigrants actually have a higher crime rate.</p>