I’m Innocent

Dobbs: I Never Hired Illegal Immigrants

Lou Dobbs said on his radio show Thursday that he never hired illegal immigrants, responding to a story in The Nation alleging that he had. “I have never, nor has The Dobbs Group at any time, hired an illegal immigrant,” he said. He also interviewed the author of the story, Isabel Macdonald, who admitted that Dobbs had never directly hired illegal immigrants but had hired contractors who employed them. Dobbs called the piece a “fairly typical hit piece, a smear piece.” Dobbs made his name as a news anchor on CNN who railed against illegal immigration.