Republican Jeb Bush says does not regret using term 'anchor babies'

Former Florida Governor and Republican candidate for president Jeb Bush greets supporters at a VFW town hall event in Merrimack(Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said on Thursday he did not regret using the term “anchor babies” in a recent interview to describe children born in the United States to parents who are not citizens. “You give me a better term, and I’ll use it,” Bush said in a testy exchange with reporters that was captured on video after a town hall event in New Hampshire. Bush, the former Florida governor, drew criticism from Democrats, including presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, when he first used the “anchor babies” term in a radio interview on Wednesday.

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