Trump says comments on Mexicans good for restaurant business: documents

Trump holds a rally with supporters at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, U.S.Donald Trump said he believed his assertion last year that Mexicans crossing the border illegally are “rapists” bringing crime were “pretty mainstream” and should have attracted customers to his new Washington restaurant, according to court records BuzzFeed News published on Friday. “I’ve tapped into something and I’ve tapped into illegal immigration,” the Republican presidential candidate said in a June 16 deposition for a lawsuit against a celebrity chef who dropped out of the restaurant venture at his new hotel. Chef Geoffrey Zakarian pulled out after Trump’s June 15, 2015 comments as he announced his bid for the White House.

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