Trump has focused on public safety in almost apocalyptic terms, describing Mexican immigrants as “rapists” and warning that America risks a wave of illegal immigration that would result in “thousands of more violent horrible crimes.” Unfortunately, the broader facts tended to get trampled when tragic cases are politicized and the public is led to believe that immigrants are responsible for a crime wave.
Gov. Mike Pence, warn your buddy Donald Trump. You know “That Mexican Thing” you mentioned in the vice presidential debate — it’s coming for you.
“I’ve tapped into something and I’ve tapped into illegal immigration,” boasted the Republican nominee in testimony for his lawsuit against a celebrity chef.
Rep. Les Osterman, R-Wichita, said he hit the wrong button when he posted a “Mexican Word of the Day” meme on his page Saturday.
German Maldonado could back a Republican. But it’s not likely, not when Donald Trump is calling Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals. “The whole GOP base, they tend to attack most of our people,” said the graphic designer, who came to this country from Mexico 25 years ago. That, in a nutshell, is the challenge Republicans face in 2016