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Fri Jul 10, 2020, 06:14 AM Jul 2020

Trump's Remarks During Roundtable with Hispanic Leaders; July 9, 2020 [View all]

REMARKS

Remarks by President Trump During Roundtable with Hispanic Leaders
ECONOMY & JOBS

Issued on: July 9, 2020

Cabinet Room

2:39 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Okay, thank you very much. We wanted to watch Kayleigh finish up her news conference, which I think she did. I assume she did a great job. She’s always doing a good job.

{snip}

Please.

MS. AGUIRRE: Mr. President, Lourdes Aguirre, founder of Eres America and JEMICA Enterprise. Not only are we thankful for your leadership with the Hispanic community that you impacted in such an amazing way the last few years, but the Hispanic faith leadership also surrounds you — and not only believes in you, but will deliver for you your — your reelection because we understand that you are the beacon of hope for the Hispanic community.

{snip}

THE PRESIDENT: That’s great. Well, we had a great gentleman here yesterday — you know that, right? The President of Mexico. And he — we had a tremendous dialogue going. We’re working very well with Mexico, as you know. A lot of people didn’t think that was going to happen, and it happened beyond anybody’s expectations. So it was really good. It was a great day.

Brooke, would you like to say something?

MS. ROLLINS: Well, thank you. It just strikes me — Steve talked about school choice, Daniel talked about deregulation, John talked about the energy independence, Mario talked about Opportunity Zones, you just mentioned talking about jobs — this is — this is what you’re fighting for. This is your vision. And to have seen it executed and implemented and the results over the last three and a half years is really remarkable.

So thank you all for being here and for being such warriors for the cause of liberty. Thank you for your leadership.


THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you, Brooke, very much.

MR. VERÁSTEGUI: Hello, Mr. President. My name is Eduardo Verástegui. I am an actor and a filmmaker. I am from Mexico, but I work in both Mexico and United States.

THE PRESIDENT: Good.

MR. VERÁSTEGUI: So I produce films, and our mission is to make films that hopefully not only will entertain, but hopefully will make a difference in people’s lives, because we know how media influence — influences how people think.

Thank you for your leadership in defending the unborn. As you know, Mexicans — the majority of Mexicans support the right to life. And thank you for defending life in America and in Latin America. Without a doubt, you are the best, the greatest pro-life President in the history of the United States. Thank you for that.

Thank you for your leadership in the USMCA.
I am from Mexico, so I was very proud to —

THE PRESIDENT: Very good.

MR. VERÁSTEGUI: — what happened last night.

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MR. UNANUE: At that time, it was a butter and egg market. And now you have Bouley and all these great restaurants and all the — the marvelous things of New York.

But anyway, we’re all over the United States. And the United States, after Mexico, is the largest Hispanic country in the world. By 2050, we will be one third of the population. Prosperity is what we need to — faith in God, prosperity — to work hard and to build.

You are an incredible builder. And that, I tell our — our people, our family, “Look, we’re just beginning.” Because as the country grows, as the Hispanic community grows, we continue to grow. And that is the American Dream. That’s our (inaudible). Thank you.

THE PRESIDENT: Great job. Really great job.

{snip}

Q What’s your reaction — reaction to the Supreme Court? Do you have a reaction to the Supreme Court rulings today, Mr. President?

THE PRESIDENT: Well, the rulings were basically starting all over again, sending everything back down to the lower courts, and you start all over again.

So, from a certain point, I’m satisfied. From another point, I’m not satisfied because, frankly, this is a political witch hunt, the likes of which nobody has ever seen before. It’s a pure witch hunt. It’s a hoax, just like the Mueller investigation was a hoax that I won. And this is another hoax. This is purely political.

I win at the federal level — and we won very decisively. And so they send it into New York. And you know what’s going on in New York: Everyone is leaving. It’s turned out to be a hellhole. And they better do something about it because people are leaving New York.

But this is a political witch hunt. It just continues. It’s been from before I got here, when Obama and Biden and everybody else was spying on my campaign illegally. They were illegally spying on my campaign. And that’s a very grave crime. It’s the biggest political crime in the history of our country.

And I want to thank the Hispanic Americans for being with me. You’re great people. Thank you very much.

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