Published On: Thu, Aug 27th, 2015

Donald Trump continues to mud sling, act like a child with latest Jeb Bush attack on Twitter

Donald Trump mocked Jeb Bush on Twitter after the former Florida governor dug himself into a deeper hole explaining his “anchor babies” comment.

“In a clumsy move to get out of his ‘anchor babies’ dilemma, where he signed that he would not use the term and now uses it, he blamed ASIANS,” Trump wrote.

“Asians are very offended that JEB said that anchor babies applies to them as a way to be more politically correct to hispanics. A mess!” Trump then wrote, a few minutes later.

Trump continues to fire away at Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly, trying to focus back to Bush, saying “Jeb Bush just talked about my border proposal to build a “fence.” It’s not a fence, Jeb, it’s a WALL, and there’s a BIG difference!”

photo/ donkeyhotey

photo/ donkeyhotey

Bush found himself in the mess when he used the term “anchor babies,” and then tried to say the term was “frankly, more related to Asian people.”

Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii called on the Republican presidential candidate to “immediately retract his statements and apologize to the Asian community for his insensitive behavior.”

Bush’s comments “regarding the children of Asian immigrants are derogatory and offensive,” Schatz said in a statement.

Bush visited Texas, located near the U.S.-Mexico border on and defended his use of the term “anchor baby” to describe the children born on U.S. soil to parents who came into the country illegally. The phrase is considered offensive by many Latinos.

“What I was talking about was the specific case of fraud being committed where there’s organized efforts and, frankly, it’s more related to Asian people coming into our country, having children in that organized efforts taking advantage of a noble concept which is birthright citizenship,” he said. “I support the 14th amendment.”

Campaign spokeswoman Kristy Campbell later clarified that he was referring to widely reported federal investigations into “birth tourism.”

“The next president must have a plan to secure our borders and enforce our immigration laws,” Campbell said in a written statement. “Gov. Bush is the only candidate in the entire presidential field who has presented a serious, conservative, comprehensive reform agenda to fix our broken immigration system.”

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