Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spars with Univision reporter Jorge Ramos at a news conference in Dubuque, Iowa, on Tuesday. Ramos was removed from Trump’s news conference. (Ben Brewer/Reuters)
By Janell Ross
August 30, 2015 at 2:15 PM
Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos called Donald Trump, a top Republican presidential candidate, “dangerous” in an interview Sunday on ABC News’s “This Week.”
When questioned by guest host Martha Raddatz about his public tangle with Trump at a news conference in Iowa last week, Ramos was blunt.
[Trump booted Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of his news conference, then things got interesting]
RADDATZ: Donald Trump is not backing down. He says he got a lot of credit for the way he handled that. Trump seems to think he benefited from that confrontation. Do you think he benefited among his supporters?
RAMOS: Well, I don’t know exactly. But I think it is very important that as journalists, we challenge those who are in power. And I think it is very dangerous that he wants to do the largest mass deportation in modern history, that, by the way, would cost more than $137 billion. And I think it’s very dangerous that he’s promoting in his speeches bigotry and hatred against immigrants and Latinos.
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