Donald Trump defends comments on Mexican immigrants

Trump is not backing away from remarks that Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.

Trump is not backing away from remarks that Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.

Trump is not backing away from remarks that Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists. (7/2/15)

WOODBURY - Presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is standing by his comments about immigrants coming from Mexico.

Trump is not backing away from remarks that Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.     

Trump defended his remarks to CNN quoting claims that 80 percent of Central American women crossing the border have been raped.

Meanwhile, Mayor Bill de Blasio's office is reviewing Trump's many contracts with the city.

Trump operates a golf course in the Bronx and concessions in the city. 

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