Despite his highly controversial comments about illegal immigrants and Mexico’s part in supposedly sending criminal aliens across the southern border, Donald Trump says he will win the Latino vote should he become the GOP nominee for president in 2016.
Answering questions from the Fox and Friends hosts Wednesday morning, the Republican contender who is now enjoying a popularity surge in a number of recent polls claimed his ability to put people to work will win the backing of Latino voters. Trump’s remarks about the nature of illegal immigration have been interpreted by many critics as a blanket condemnation of all the non-citizens who come to the United States illegally.
In the wide-ranging interview on the Fox News morning show, the billionaire businessman also declared that he’s the one person whom Hillary Clinton does not want to run against for the presidency. And Trump didn’t miss the opportunity to take a shot at Jeb Bush, saying the former Florida governor “will never produce a job in his life.”
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By clicking on the video above, you can watch the Fox and Friends segment in which Donald Trump explains what he believes his strength will be with the Latino community that now appears to be generally upset with the candidate’s outspoken views on Mexican nationals who have sneaked into the United States.