Kate Steinle: Brother Wants Trump To Stop "Sensationalizing" Her Death

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Kate Steinle has a brother who is unhappy with Donald Trump.

Kate Steinle is the woman who was randomly shot to death as she walked with her family on a San Francisco pier by an illegal immigrant who had already been deported several times.

Donald Trump has repeatedly used the death of Kate Steinle to prove his controversial remarks about illegal immigrants not being the best that other countries have to offer.

However, Kate Steinle's brother, Brad, is not very happy about it.

Kate Steinle's brother told CNN, "Donald Trump talks about Kate Steinle like he knows her. I've never heard a word from his campaign manager, I've never heard a word from him. It's disconcerting."

He added, "I don't want to be affiliated with someone who doesn't have the common courtesy to reach out and ask about Kate, and our political views and what we want."

Trump has latched on to the case, describing Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez as one of these unsavory types that cross the border and do harm to American citizens and has slammed San Francisco for being a so-called "sanctuary city".

Kate Steinle's brother, when asked if he felt his sister was being "used" by Trump, said, "In a way, yes."

He added, "Sensationalizing it is not the route we would like to go. If you're going to use somebody's name and you're going to sensationalize the death of a beautiful young lady, maybe you should call and talk to the family first and see what their views are."

Brad added that Trump's views on immigration were "not rational" and "not common sense."

However, it seems Brad and Kate Steinle's parents have a different view of the incident and wish for a different outcome.

Kate Steinle's mom and dad, Liz Sullivan and Jim Steinle, were on The O'Reilly Factor Monday to discuss the outcome they wish to have for the horrible death of their daughter.

Jim Steinle said, "You can't prepare for anything like this, but it was astonishing. And it is astonishing, and we are hoping to carry this forward. We're hoping for some good to come out of all of this."

Jim Steinle said that he would support Bill O'Reilly's petition for "Kate's Law". In honor of Kate Steinle, the law would impose a five-year federal prison sentence on illegal immigrants who are deported and then re-enter the U.S. illegally.

He said, "We're just a little tired of the finger-pointing and just want to see some action. And if 'Kate's Law' saves one person, then it's all for good."

What do you think about Kate Steinle's death? Do you think the parents have the right idea about supporting "Kate's Law"?

Lacy Langley
Lacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.