(NBC News) Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, riding high in the polls, is doubling down on his charge against the Mexican government and undocumented immigrants.
In an exclusive interview with NBC’s Katy Tur, Trump claimed Wednesday that “our country’s going to hell.”
Trump again slammed the Mexican government.
“They force people into our country, and they are drug dealers and they are criminals of all kind,” Trump insisted.
Despite the recent blow-back following similar comments, which included corporations dumping deals with Trump and television networks dropping his programs, he still claims Latino voters love him.
“If I get the nomination, I’ll win the Latino vote,” Trump vowed. “I will create jobs, and the Latinos will have jobs that they don’t have right now, and I will win that vote.”
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