Trump & Bush
Republican 2016 presidential candidates businessman Donald Trump (L) and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush stand side by side at their podiums at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, August 6, 2015. Reuters

Our favorite Republican candidate has done it again! Donald Trump told Breitbart News that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush should be speaking English not Spanish on the campaign trail, “I like Jeb, he’s a nice man. But he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States,” Trump said.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, Bush gave an interview in Spanish to reporters in Miami and stated the real estate tycoon “no es conservador” (he is not conservative). He also added that the Republican frontrunner has personalized everything throughout his campaign, “Personaliza todo, si no estás completamente de acuerdo con él eres idiota, o estúpido, o que no tiene energía, blah blah blah…” (He personalizes everything, if you do not agree with him you are an idiot, or stupid, or don’t have energy, blah blah blah…).

And he is not far from the truth at all; the former “The Apprentice” star has gained popularity because of his “bluntness,” or lack of tact. Mr. Trump has managed to keep his name in the headlines thanks to his strong declarations on immigration, and Latinos in the U.S., which have become quite controversial all over the world. When he was confronted about Bush's comments about him, this is what he had to say:

“You know, Ronald Reagan wasn’t a conservative. He became a great conservative. By the time I’m finished, people will say I’m a great conservative. By the time I’m finished with the presidency, after eight years of the presidency, people will say I’m a great conservative—far greater than Jeb would ever have the ability to be.”

The Huffington Post reported that Jeb Bush, who is bilingual, vows to keep speaking Spanish whenever he feels like it and that his rival’s belief that people should only speak English in the U.S. is not logical:

“Taking this to the logical conclusion, I guess, no more French classes for public schools? 'German, no we can’t have that. You can only speak English,'" Bush said. "I mean English is the language of our country and people that come to this country need to learn English. That doesn’t mean they should stop speaking their native tongue.”

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