Past Features

June 17, 2015

Mexican Immigration Issue - Front and Center
Trump Adds His Voice to Coulter
NBC News -- June 16, 2015   
Donald Trump Announces Presidential Bid By Trashing Mexico, Mexicans 
 
   Republican Donald Trump declared his presidential bid Tuesday by accusing Mexico of sending people bringing drugs, criminals and rapists, promising to build a Great Wall on the nation's southern border and vowing to end the president's immigration executive action.
    Trump, real estate magnate and reality TV star, painted a picture of an out-of-control border that he said border guards are describing to him. He said the people coming to the U.S. are not just from Mexico "but all over South and Latin America" and "probably from the Middle East."
    When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending the best. They're not sending you, they're sending people that have lots of problems and they're bringing those problems," Trump said in a speech at Trump Tower in New York. "They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime. They're rapists and some, I assume, are good people, but I speak to border guards and they're telling us what we're getting." [...]
     "I would build a Great Wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I'll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border and I will have Mexico pay for that wall, mark my words," said Trump, known for the buildings and facilities bearing his name and for his television show "The Apprentice."...

Washington Examiner -- June 16, 2015
Coulter won't hear Jeb's Latino outreach, calls it 'Hispandering'
    One day after Republican Jeb Bush stood before a multi-racial crowd in Miami to declare his presidential bid, top conservative talker Ann Coulter, author of a new book warning of the dangers of illegal immigration, accused the former Florida governor of pandering to Latinos.
    Coulter, who is meeting with lawmakers Tuesday in the latest sign of the influence of her book Adios America, told Secrets she was not wowed by Bush's event which included Hispanics....

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