Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party’s presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who’s refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.
Trump’s comments, delivered in his announcement speech last month, have haunted the GOP for much of the last two weeks and dominated Spanish-language media. It’s bad timing for a Republican Party that has invested significantly in Hispanic outreach in recent years, given the surging influence of the minority vote.
Yet several Republican candidates have avoided the issue altogether, while those who have weighed in have declined to criticize Trump as strongly as many Hispanic leaders would like. SOURCE
Donald Trump is standing his ground and I really like that from him. As long as he sticks to his guns and doesn’t fold like Joe *YOU LIE* Wilson Trump will bring confidence and enthusiasm to Conservatives and to at least a few other candidates.
In a recent interview on Fox News, conservative firebrand Ted Cruz insisted that Trump should not apologize.
“I like Donald Trump,” said Cruz, a Texas senator who is Hispanic. “I think he’s terrific. I think he’s brash. I think he speaks the truth. And I think that NBC is engaging in political correctness that is silly and that is wrong.”
And that is why I am, at this point of the game, supporting Ted Cruz. Continue reading