WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies.
The president tweeted Monday that: ‘‘The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!’’
Give the public a break - The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 20, 2017
People in Sweden have been scratching their heads since Trump suggested during a rally Saturday that some sort of incident had occurred in their country.
Trump tweeted Sunday he was referring to something he saw on television.
My statement as to what's happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants & Sweden.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 19, 2017
The president might be referring to a segment aired Friday night on the Fox News Channel show ‘‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’’ that reported Sweden had accepted more than 160,000 asylum-seekers last year but that only 500 of the migrants had found jobs in Sweden. The report went on to say that a surge in violence had followed.