Trump on Hispanic Advisory Council member Steve Cortes: 'He looks more like a WASP than I do'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump denies telling Bolton Ukraine aid was tied to investigations Former senior Senate GOP aide says Republicans should call witnesses Title, release date revealed for Bolton memoir MORE said Hispanic Advisory Council member and prominent Latino pro-Trump commentator Steve Cortes "looks more like a WASP than I do" during his rally in New Mexico on Monday night.

Trump referred to Cortes as a "WASP," the abbreviation for White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, at his rally in Rancho Rio, N.M.


"He happens to be Hispanic, but I've never quite figured it out because he looks more like a WASP than I do," Trump said. 

Trump continued that "no one" loves Hispanics or this country more than Cortes and asked him during the rally who he likes more.

"He says the country. I don't know," the president said. "I may have to go with the Hispanics, to be honest with you. We've got a lot of Hispanics."