Transcript for Donald Trump Changes Course on Immigration
race for if white house hotter than ever. With Donald Trump sharpening his attacks onning hk and signaling his most dramatic shift yet on immigration. Jon Karl is on the trail. Reporter: Good morning, George, this shift on immigration is a stunning reversal for trump on his core issue. And it comes as he's out with a brand-new harsh label for Hillary Clinton. Speaking in Mississippi overnight, Donald Trump gave a provocative new label to Hillary Clinton. For the first time, branding her a racist. Hillary Clinton is a bigot. Who sees people of color -- only as votes. Not as human beings worthy of a better future. Reporter: Watch the reaction from this woman as trump makes the attack. Hillary Clinton is a bigot, who sees people of color -- Reporter: In an interview on CNN, Clinton quickly fired back. He's taking a hate movement main stream. He's brought it into his campaign. He's bringing it to our communities and our country. Reporter: Trump is trying to appeal to minority voters. You're going to have a deportation force. We're rounding them up in a very humane way. Reporter: Trump now says some of the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay. Do we tell these people to get out? Number one. Or do we work with them and let them stay in some form? Reporter: He says he would keep the door closed to citizenship. But for the first time, he's saying he's open to giving legal status to the millions who came into the United States illegally. Who wants those people thrown out? I do! Reporter: As for Hillary Clinton, she says she plans to launch a major counterattack. At a speech today, her campaign says she'll declare trump out of the main stream, linked to an alt-right political philosophy that embraces extremism. Trump's new position on immigration sounds a heck of a lot like what Jeb bush proposed in the republican primaries. Back then, George, trump harshly attacked it as amnesty. Now a spokes person for bush is reacting saying, it's unsurprising that Donald Trump is finally faced with reconciling his immigration policy with reality. It's something governor bush predicted last year.
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