Tag: Latinos

Trump Others ‘the Hispanics’ During Appeal for Latinx Support at New Mexico Rally

Donald Trump, with a smattering of “Latinos for Trump” signs behind him, speaks in New Mexico, a state he lost in 2016, during a campaign rally Sept. 16, 2019, at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, where he tried to enlist support from “the Hispanics” in his re-election efforts.Photo: Cengiz Yar (Getty) Never […]

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El Paso Has Exposed the Ugly Reality of the “Immigration Debate”

In the summer of 2016 while covering Trump’s so-called “illegal immigration” speech in Phoenix, I spoke to an older woman in a wheelchair from Chicago. She told me in an even tone that Hispanics and immigrants come to the country to get on welfare. They want “freebies.” My expression didn’t change—what she was saying wasn’t […]

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Trump’s Reelection Campaign Is Trying to Woo Latino Voters While Threatening to Purge America of Latinos

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) President Trump is nothing if not tone deaf. Somehow, Trump pulled favorable numbers with Hispanic voters in 2016, and now the president’s campaign to steal the White House in 2020 has its eyes set on pulling the Hispanic vote while simultaneously threatening to rid America of undocumented immigrants and locking […]

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