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White House: Donald Trump Has Disqualified Himself From Presidency

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The White House on Tuesday said Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s call for the United States to ban Muslims from entering the country disqualified him from becoming president and called on Republicans to reject him immediately.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Trump’s campaign had a “dustbin of history” quality to it and said his comments were offensive and toxic.

Earnest said other Republican presidential candidates, who have pledged to support the person who eventually wins their party’s nomination, should disavow Trump “right now.”

9 Outrageous Things Donald Trump Has Said About Latinos

9 Outrageous Things Donald Trump Has Said About Latinos

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He Called Latino Immigrants “Criminals” And “Rapists”

In Trump’sspeech when he announced his candidacy for president, he began by comparing Mexicanimmigrants to “rapists”and then decided to broaden the scope of his insultto all Latinos. Shortly after his initial “rapists” remark in his speech, the candidate expanded his comments beyond Mexico. “It’s coming from more than Mexico,” he added.”It’s coming from all over South and Latin America…”

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He Called Latino Immigrants "Criminals" And "Rapists"
In Trump’sspeech when he announced his candidacy for president, he began by comparing Mexicanimmigrants to “rapists”and then decided to broaden the scope of his insultto all Latinos. Shortly after his initial “rapists” remark in his speech, the candidate expanded his comments beyond Mexico. “It’s coming from more than Mexico,” he added.”It’s coming from all over South and Latin America…”
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He Said Mexicans (And Other Immigrants) Were "Killers" Too
After his anti-Latino remarks, Donald Trump was asked to clarify his comments onCNN’s “State of the Union”. Instead, he decided to call Mexicans “killers”,as well.
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He Insisted The Mexican Government Intentionally Sends Their Criminals To The U.S.
In an interview with Fox News’ Chris Wallace, Trumprespondedto hisprevious claimsthat the Mexican government was purposefully sending undocumented criminals over the border.
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He ‘Provided Evidence’ That Latino Immigrants Were Rapists
When asked to provide evidence for his claimthat Latino immigrants crossing the border were rapists on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Trump told host Don Lemon he got his information from a Fusion article. When Lemon corrected him –explainingthat article actually said 80 percent of women and girls from Central America are raped by human smugglers, gang membersother migrants or government authorities while immigrating to the U.S. — Trump shot backdismissing the victims andsuggesting Latino immigrants were the ones raping the victims.
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He Took A Jab At Jeb Bush Over His Mexican-Born Wife
Donald Trump retweeted (and then deleted)a comment meant as a jab to fellow GOP candidate Jeb Bush. The tweet suggested thatBush would have more lenient views on immigration reform because of his Mexican-born wife, Columba.
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He Brought Up Jeb Bush’s Wife Again Less Than Two Months Later
Trump retweeted another follower that saidJeb Bush was crazy and spoke “Mexican” — which is not a language buta reference Bush’s Wife’s roots.
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He Said His Followers Were Passionate After Being Told Two Men Beat A Hispanic Man In His Name
Twobrothersreportedly attacked a 58-year-old Hispanic homeless man in Boston, breaking his nose and urinating on him, in mid-August. They alegedlytold police they targeted the manbecause of his ethnicity and added, Donald Trump was right, all these illegals need to be deported. After the GOP candidate was told of the attack, instead of denouncing the act Trump saidhis followers were “passionate.”Later the presidential candidate tweeted about the incident,saying he would“never condone violence.”
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He Kicked Jorge Ramos Out Of A Press Conference
When award-winning Hispanic journalist Jorge Ramos attempted to ask Trump questions about his immigration stanceduring a press conference in Iowa, the presidential candidate refused to respond because he said Ramoshad spoken out of turn. AsRamos attempted to finish his question, security approached him and physically removedhim.Right beforehe was ejected from the conference,Trump told Ramos:“Go back to Univision.”On the way out a Trump supporter confronted the journalist, a U.S. Citizen, and said:”You were very rude. It’s not about you. Get out of my country.” Ramos was eventually allowed back into the press conference to ask his question.
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He Blamed Blacks And Hispanics For Violent Crime Across The Country
Trump first tweeted statisticsthat broke down New York City shooting suspectsby race and ethnicity, citing Fox’s Bill O’Reilly as a source. Minutes later he tweeted again, correlating race and ethnicity with violent crime across the country. In response, media critic Eric Degganswrote in the Tampa Bay Times: “There is no doubt that violent crime is a serious problem in communities of color. But connecting it to race in such a blunt and unfair fashion seems more about blaming certainkinds of people than solving the problem.”
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