Well, I’m gonna have to tell people.” He then asked the crowd members, “Is it the same race as me? Is it the same person? Is it the same as me, who have a different look, who have different skin color?”
It has taken him several weeks to answer those questions. The first was a response to a question about Mexican Americans being “all Americans” and “all Mexicans,” and how they feel about it.
This is the same guy who tweeted that the US should go to war against Mexico over the border.
@noreplying @brennanmcgran AUSTIN TX I have great respect for Mexico. They have many times more problems then I have problems with them. If I do not have problems with them it is because I am doing well in my family, & because I cannot be a part of their problems. https://t.co/gX7eHgC8m1 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 19, 2015
Then there was this tweet in June of 2016, where he said “We should just send all bad people back to Mexico, which is why they will never be able to compete with us, they will never even make it to the Olympics.”
We should just send all of the bad people back to Mexico, which is why they will never be able to compete with us, they will never even make it to the Olympics! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 14, 2016
It doesn’t seem to matter that the candidate he was quoting probably knows better. He’s only using quotes that are actually a bit misleading.
After all, he was referring to the fact that Mexico would never be able to compete against the US on an athletic level.
Mexico is a great country but some have said the US has too many problems, and it’s not a long-term strategy and we have to see it through. But Mexico is already at a disadvantage. If I’m President we will stop the inflow of Mexican immigrants. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 30, 2015
We do not have to import millions of illegal immigrants to compete with Mexico, I am totally against it. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2015
In fact, when it comes to Mexico’s population, the country actually does have more population than the US.
The total population of Mexico is roughly 13.7 million. The US has an