The Word on Donald Trump

The Word on Donald Trump

Luis Ramos, News Reporter

Just about everyone has heard Donald Trump is running for president. Many people consider the opinions he has already expressed as very disgraceful and others consider them outstanding. His first speech for the 2016 presidential race on June 16, 2015.

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people with lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us,” said Donald Trump.

That simple quote caused an outrage in many people’s minds, but the real outrage began was when Trump stated, “ They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists. They should go back to their country.”

The reason for this political outrage came with a huge disagreement from countless citizens including most of the people that worked for Trump’s industries.  Because of  that, he will suffer the loss to millions of dollars.

“He doesn’t know what it’s like to not be wealthy, he’s been wealthy all of his life,” said Social Studies teacher Stephanie Walsh.

Trump says that his net worth is close to $9 billion but due to his hateful words towards immigrants, it’s estimated he has lost more than $150 million in workers that were the same immigrants he commented on. Not only from that but from the famous beauty pageants he owns and other stores like Macy’s. His loss of money keeps increasing and isn’t sure when it will stop.

So what did people really think when he first announced that he wanted to run for president? Overall, the majority of people agreed that he shouldn’t become president of the U.S. mainly due to his views. However, there are those that do support him and would like for him to become president.

“He is a good businessman who brings up great conversations, but personally I could not have a conversation with him, he just wouldn’t understand,” said Walsh.

However, there were also some students with different views.

Senior Jorge Mendez stated, “Simply the fact that immigrants (mainly latinos) are the last in statistics in who commit the least amount of crimes goes against every bad thing he says about immigrants.”

Social Studies Teacher Stephanie Walsh (Vanessa Guereca)
Social Studies Teacher Stephanie Walsh (Vanessa Guereca)