US Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump said Mexican negotiators are more cunning than their American counterparts when it comes to illegal immigration. Julie Noce reports.
More immigration comments from Donald Trump Friday. US Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump said Mexican negotiators are more cunning than their American counterparts when it comes to illegal immigration. Julie Noce reports. During an address at his Luxe Hotel in Beverly Hills, the U.S. Republican presidential candidate said Mexican leaders are more cunning than U.S. leaders. Trump made the statements after meeting with families whose loved ones had been killed by illegal immigrants. (SOUNDBITE) (English) US REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DONALD TRUMP SAYING: "... the problem is the country of Mexico has leaders that are far smarter than our leaders, far more cunning than our leaders. Their negotiators are much better than our negotiators and they're sending people into our country that we don't want but we take and that they don't want. And you know who they're sending." Outside the hotel, demonstrators held signs in protest of his visit. Trump's reputation has been criticsed in recent weeks after he accused Mexico of sending quote rapists and criminals to the U.S. (SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMONSTRATOR SAYING: "I'm coming here in a sign of protest for all the trash that Donald Trump is speaking out of his mouth about Mexicans and latinos in the U.S. and it's not right what he's doing." Trump has lost business relationships over the comments including those with Macy's department store and the NBC television network.