Yesterday, Donald Trump held a major media event in Iowa and was met by adoring fans and supporters. The context of his speech offered nothing of worth and seemed more like a guy talking to his friends in a New York bar. Listening closely to Trump, you can get an idea of how he would make a horrible president. He offered no solutions and made grandiose statements and promises. But his disdain for Mexicans was on full display during a pre-rally news conference.
At a news conference held before the political rally, respected Hispanic media outlet Univision host Jorge Ramos attempted to ask a question out of turn. Trump told him to sit down and go back to Univision before having him removed. Later, Ramos was allowed to return and ask Trump a series of questions to which Trump replied. Ramos asked Trump about his intention to remove birthright citizenship to which Trump replied that he would in fact attempt this in the courts and through Congress. “A woman’s getting ready to have a baby…She crosses the border for one day, has the baby, all of a sudden for the next 80 years — we have to take care of the child,” Trump said, adding, ”I have a bigger heart than you,” referring to Jorge Ramos.
However the Supreme Court of the United States already upheld the right of those born in the United States to citizenship. Then Ramos asked him about his intention to build a 1,900+ mile wall along the US-Mexico border. Specifically how he would do this, to which Trump responded “It’s very easy,” Trump said. “I’m a builder. … What’s more complicated is building a building that’s 95 stories tall.”
Trump ended his discourse with Ramos by stating, “How much am I suing Univision for right now? Do you know the number? I know you’re part of the lawsuit.”
This turnabout question was because Univision severed ties with Trump and canceled plans to broadcast the Miss Universe pageant he owns because of his statements about Mexican immigrants. Trump is suing Univision for $500 million alleging defamation and breach of contract.