Trump Doubles Down on Mexican ‘Rapist’ Remarks: ‘Absolutely’

Wednesday from the campaign trail in Iowa, MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt caught up with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and asked him if he stands by his comments from his presidential announcement that Mexico sends America its “rapists” and criminals.

Trump doubled down saying, “Absolutely. They’re sending us not their finest people. And it’s people from countries other than Mexico also. We have drug dealers coming across, we have rapists, we have killers, we have murderers. I mean it’s common sense. What do you think they’re going to send us—their best people, their finest people? The answer is no.”

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