Fox’s Brian Kilmeade: "That’s the new buzz, white supremacist"

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade: "That’s the new buzz, white supremacist"

Brian Kilmeade: "Everyone says it, they had some conference call or fax agreement"

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From the October 10 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Well, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez, who will be up for re-election in 2018, he said this on President Trump's priorities. He said "It's an extension of the white supremacist agenda -- what they want to do is criminalize and delegitimize Latinos." What's your message to the congressman regarding those comments? 

STEVE CORTES: Well, Steve, I'm not surprised. That's the kind of race hucksterism which has characterized his entire tenure in the Congress, where he has done nothing to help his people, but he's done quite a bit to help himself, Luis Gutierrez. Look, I'm so tired, as an Hispanic, I'm tired of people -- when they disagree, when people on the left disagree with us on policy, rather than talking policy, what do they do? They call us racist. It's ridiculous. America is not a race. America is an idea. American citizens come in every possible color imaginable. Immigrants come in every color imaginable. It is not racist to say that a country has a right to both secure its borders and a right to determine who are the best people that we're going to allow as legal immigrants? So when people like Luis Gutiérrez try to say that the president is a racist, I just dismiss that as showmanship and grandstanding.

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): That's the new buzz, white supremacist. The new buzz is white supremacist. Everyone says it, they had some conference call or fax agreement.

Previously

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