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