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Donald Trump Cancels Interview With A Reporter Because He Answered His Phone In Spanish

Donald Trump continues his efforts to alienate Latino voters. This time, the presumptive Republican nominee allegedly cancelled an interview with a reporter after finding out he spoke Spanish. But was that the real reason for the cancellation, or was there something else?

On Monday, Donald Trump allegedly pulled out of an interview with this reporter after someone heard him speak Spanish.

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Marcos Stupenengo, an Argentine reporter working for Mexico’s TV Azteca, had secured an interview with Donald Trump. While Stupenengo waited in the lobby of Trump Tower for his interview with the GOP frontrunner, he received a phone call, which he answered in Spanish. And that’s all it took for the Trump camp to call the interview off, according to Buzzfeed.

Fighting with Spanish-speaking journalists is nothing new to Donald Trump.

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Back in August, Donald Trump ejected Univision’s Jorge Ramos out of a press event in Dubuque, Iowa. “Go back to Univision,” Trump contemptuously told Ramos. Many in the Latino community interpreted that as the candidate telling the Mexican-born anchor to go back to Mexico.

Before that, he even feuded with Jose Diaz-Balart.

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Even before he was beefing with Ramos, Trump had already stirred up sh*t with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart. In July 2015, Trump visited the Mexico/U.S. border in Laredo, Texas. During a Q&A, Diaz-Balart asked Trump whether he thought his own comments about Mexican immigrants being rapists offended the Latino community. Instead of answering, Trump decided to lose it.

So did he really cancel his interview with Marcos Stupenengo because he spoke Spanish?

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It’s possible. The Trump campaign has yet to comment on the story, but his previous interactions with reporters with Spanish last names seems to suggest that he doesn’t want to talk to any Spanish-speaking media.

Really tho? This guy?

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Like, look at this guy. How unpleasant could this interview have been?

But wait! Maybe it’s all a catspiracy.

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Hear us out! We have our own theory. Maybe Trump didn’t cancel his interview with Stupenengo because the reporter spoke Spanish. Need proof? During our investigation (or, you know, while creeping on that dude’s Twitter timeline) we found this tweet where Stupenengo clearly makes fun of Donald Trump’s toupee hair. The Donald has a reputation for having thin skin. What if this whole thing is over that tweet?

Yes, our theory sounds stupid AF, but then again, it’s no worse than pretending to be your publicist to brag about yourself, right?

WATCH: Seth Meyers Rips Donald Trump A New One For His Ties To White Supremacists

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An Alleged Rapist Is Running For Governor In Mexico And Still Has The Support Of President AMLO

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An Alleged Rapist Is Running For Governor In Mexico And Still Has The Support Of President AMLO

For years, Mexicans have been taking to the streets to denounce violence against women and to demand accountability from their leaders. However, much of that messaging doesn’t seem to have reached the very top as President Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) continues to support a candidate for governor facing multiple allegations of sexual assault.

A candidate for governor faces multiple sexual assault allegations and still enjoys widespread support.

Félix Salgado Macedonio, a federal senator (currently on leave) is accused of sexually assaulting five women and yet is still in the running for governor of Guerrero.

Despite the accusations he faces, 64-year-old Salgado, has maintained the support of President AMLO, who has claimed that the allegations are politically motivated, and other high-ranking party officials including national party president Mario Delgado. He was considered the frontrunner in the election for governor.

AMLO came to the candidates defense, calling on people to stop politicking and avoid “media lynchings” and asserting that people should trust the party process that was used to select Salgado as candidate.

“We have to have confidence in the people, it’s the people who decide. If polls are taken and and the people say ‘I agree with this colleague [being candidate],’ I think that must be respected. Politics is a matter for everyone, not just the elites,” López Obrador said.

The MORENA party has committed to reselecting its candidate for governor but Salgado is still in the running.

Officials from the MORENA party announced that they would conduct a new selection process to find a contender for the June 6 election. The party’s honesty and justice commission said its members had voted unanimously to order a repeat of the selection process.

While the honesty and justice commission has ordered a new candidate selection process, Salgado was not precluded from participating in it. He indicated in a social media post on Friday night that he planned to seek the party’s backing for a second time.

“Cheer up colleagues! There is [still fight in the] bull,” Salgado wrote on Facebook.

Activists continue to fight back against his candidacy and the president’s support for an alleged rapist.

Women have protested in Mexico City and Guerrero state capital Chilpancingo and the hashtag #NingúnVioladorSeráGobernador (No Rapist Will be Governor) has been used countless times on Twitter.

Yolitzin Jaimes, a member of the feminist collective Las Revueltas, said the withdrawal of Salgado’s candidacy is a positive first step but urged the authorities to continue investigating the rape allegations.

“… He has to go to jail, … he mustn’t return to the Senate and he mustn’t be nominated [for governor] by any political party because … it’s very probable that he’s seeking to go to the Labor Party [a Morena ally],” she said.

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A Ted Cruz Piñata Exists And People Want One So Bad

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A Ted Cruz Piñata Exists And People Want One So Bad

Sen. Ted Cruz has reached peak infamy with a piñata in his honor. People have been turned into piñatas over the years for both good and bad reasons. The Cruz piñata serves as a reminder of the senator’s attempt to flee the brutal Texas winter crisis.

A Texas party store is selling piñatas of Sen. Ted Cruz and people are into it.

Piñatas are always the centerpiece of a fun party and they are even more exciting when they are topical. One party shop in Texas is riding on the wave of local and national news criticizing Sen. Cruz to cash in.

Last week Sen. Cruz was caught boarding a United flight to Cancún, Mexico to escape the winter storm devastating Texas. As millions of Texans survived without water and power, the Cruz family booked a Mexican getaway to warmer weather and reliable electricity.

At first, Sen. Cruz tried to blame his daughters for fleeing Texas as his constituents suffered from the weather. He soon changed his story and claimed that he realized he had made a mistake as soon as he sat down on the plane waiting to depart from Houston.

Finally, after days of speculation, someone came forward and leaked text messages from Sen. Cruz’s wife, Heidi. Turns out, according to the texts, that the Cruz family was actively planning a vacation to avoid the snowstorm. According to the texts, the Cruz family was trying to convince neighbors and friends to join them so they can get out of their freezing house. The criticism amplified when it was reported that the Cruz family left the family dog behind as they fled to Mexico.

People are eager to get their hands on a Sen. Cruz piñata.

Families have been in quarantine for almost a year and they are hitting a wall. Now that the weather is starting to warm up, it is no surprise that people would want to have something to do together outdoors. Seems that a lot of people would like a piñata party to celebrate the bad weather slowly moving out.

There are even some people asking for different people made as piñatas.

You never know unless you ask, right? Never hurts to try to make your own request to better your birthday. It seems that the party store is able to make various different piñatas. The party store made a piñata after Sen. Bernie Sanders’ famous mitten moment at President Biden’s inauguration.

READ: Sen. Ted Cruz Makes Quick U-Turn From Mexico After Outrage He Abandoned His Frozen Texas

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