Perry on Trump Remarks: ‘I Wouldn’t Have Said That’

Former Texas Governor and GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry stated that he “would’t have said” Donald Trump’s remarks regarding Mexican immigrants on Wednesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel.

Perry was asked, (relevant exchange begins around 3:28) for his opinion on “Donald Trump’s description of Mexcian immigrants.” He responded, “Well, I wouldn’t have said that, obviously. Mexico is our number one trading partner in the state of Texas, and very important to this country. And frankly, getting Mexico, economically, headed in the right direction with good energy policy, Canada, the United States, and Mexico have more known energy reserves than Saudi Arabia and Russia. So, developing those, and I think you’ll see a major movement of people back into Mexico when that occurs, when these prices get back, you’re going to see a substantial development of the energy business in Mexico and Canada, domestic[ally] as well.”

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