— -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tonight denied previously attacking Sen. Marco Rubio for his connections to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, despite evidence to the contrary.
When asked about the subject during the third GOP debate, Trump responded, “I never said this,” followed by the moderator’s immediate apology for making the accusation.
But in Trump’s immigration policy paper, released in August, the New York real estate mogul says exactly the opposite.
On the issue of giving unemployed Americans the first crack at technology jobs often claimed by foreign workers through H-1B visas, the policy paper says, "This will improve the number of black, Hispanic and female workers in Silicon Valley who have been passed over in favor of the H-1B program. Mark Zuckerberg’s personal Senator, Marco Rubio, has a bill to triple H-1Bs that would decimate women and minorities.”
The H-1B visas allow U.S. companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations on a temporary basis.
Megyn Kelly, who moderated the first GOP debate, and whom Trump has vilified for her line of questioning, weighed in on Twitter. "This is why u never ask a Q like this w/o having your source material at the ready."