Chris Cuomo to Laura Ingraham: ‘If you don’t like what America is, you leave’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo had a stern response to Laura Ingraham’s comment on her show that in some parts of the country, “the America that we know and love doesn’t exist anymore” due to demographic changes.

“If you don’t like what America is, you leave,” Cuomo said. “America does not need to become great again. She will only become greater by being more of what she already is.”

Cuomo also cited a Gallup poll that showed 84% of participants calling legal immigration a “good thing.”

“We need secure borders, of course, of course, but they’re saying something different,” Cuomo added. “They’re saying something more. They’re saying the people are a problem, not just the entry.”

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“Diversity is our strength,” Cuomo continued. “Immigrants are here to stay because that’s all we are.”

Ingraham made the controversial remarks during her Fox News show, “The Ingraham Angle,” on Wednesday.

“In some parts of the country, it does seem like the America that we know and love doesn’t exist anymore,” Ingraham said. “Massive demographic changes have been foisted upon the American people and there are changes that none of us ever voted for and most of us don’t like.”

“From Virginia to California, we see stark examples of how radically in some ways the country has changed. Now, much of this is related to both illegal and in some cases, legal immigration,” Ingraham added.

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