Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city

Donald Trump has made numerous headlines during his campaign, so far.


“Hispanics are going to get those jobs”, he said, “and they’re going to love Trump”.

Donald Trump greets supporters, tourists and the curious after taping an interview with Anderson Cooper at a Trump owned building in mid-town Manhattan on July 22, 2015 in New York City.

“Oh my God. Wow”, said Gina Gil, 48, after an excited shriek, reaching for her 11-year-old-nephew.

Don’t get me wrong. “Seriously, I really do”.

“I’ll take jobs back from China, I’ll take jobs back from Japan”, Trump said.

“The Mexican government is forcing their most unwanted people into the United States“, and “criminals, drug dealers, rapists” are among them, he said in a recent statement that also declared “great respect for Mexico”. “It’s not like it used to be”.

“Iran is not a place that we should be doing business with”, he said to loud applause, drawing a standing ovation.

Trump stepped off his plane in Laredo and said the union members backed out because they were “petrified and they’re afraid of saying what’s happening” at the border.

When asked several times about whether he needs to apologize to Hispanics, Trump said that the problem was “a typical case of the press with misinterpretation”. “He’s very disrespectful to Latinos”. “He is hatred”.

The YouGov poll marks the first time any GOP candidate has garnered greater than a 25 percent approval as first choice among a very crowded field. Former Florida governor Jeb Bush was third at 12 per cent. The Trump surge has confounded experts, many of whom dismiss it is a media-fuelled summer crush that will have deflated by the time the primaries roll around in 2016. This fact alone should preclude him from attacking the heroism of the Arizona Republican, who suffered more than five years of torture, received permanent injuries and by all accounts inspired other POWs with his courage and refusal to be released before his compatriots.

“He’s not wrong entirely. But, I have seen things done by Republicans that are not good and not smart”. “I have to pay taxes”, she complained.

Companies such as Macy’s, Univision and NBC have cut ties with Trump, but the mogul has refused to tone down his rhetoric. He stressed he’s opposed to illegal immigration, not those immigrants who enter the country legally.

At least one Laredo resident tried to ignore Trump altogether. “I wouldn’t even look at him“.

Arriving at Laredo worldwide Airport in a $100 million Boeing 757 with “Trump” emblazoned on the side, the luxury airliner’s namesake sauntered down the steps to snap a photo with local leaders, including Laredo Mayor Pete Sanchez. In his announcement speech last month, he called for rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure and renegotiating foreign trade deals, but he did not say how he would seek to recast those agreements.

“I said: ‘Why? Don’t protest”. “The less attention you give him the better”.

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Donald Trump speaks on immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border in Laredo