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Trump Says Backlash 'Worse' Than He Expected

"You know, maybe I'm leading in polls, but this is certainly not good," he also said. "I lose customers, I lose people."
Trump Says Backlash 'Worse' Than He Expected

Imagine the bubble this guy lives in, that he really didn't anticipate the media feeding frenzy his words would set off:

Presidential candidate and ex-reality TV star Donald Trump admitted on Saturday that the wave of condemnation and crumbling business relationships, which followed his remarks calling immigrants "rapists," has caught him a little off guard.

"I didn't know it was going to be quite this severe," Trump said on "Fox & Friends." "But I really knew it was going to be bad."

"You know, maybe I'm leading in polls, but this is certainly not good," he also said. "I lose customers, I lose people."

Macy's, NBC Universal, Univision, Televisa and Serta have all dropped partnerships and business dealings with Trump following his "rapists" remark — which "Fox & Friends" co-host Clayton Morris described as "straight talk."

"They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime. They're rapists," Trump said during his presidential launch. "And some, I assume, are good people."

[...] "For the people who say I'm doing it for my brand — this isn't good for my brand. I think it's bad for my brand," he said.


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