Trump Goes Off At ABC Reporter Over Questions On Term ‘Anchor Babies’

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August 21, 2015 8:27 a.m.

Donald Trump lashed out at ABC reporter Tom Llamas on Thursday after the network aired segments critical of the presidential candidate’s use of the term “anchor babies” to describe the children of undocumented immigrants.

During a Wednesday town hall in New Hampshire, Llamas grilled Trump on the term.

“Are you aware that the term ‘anchor baby’ — that’s an offensive term. People find that hurtful,” Llamas said to Trump.

“You mean it’s not politically correct and yet everybody uses it?” Trump responded, adding that he would continue to use the term.

ABC News played the clip during a segment on “Good Morning America” Thursday morning.

Later on Thursday, Llamas asked Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) about his use of the term, which Bush defended. And ABC News highlighted both candidates’ use of the term that many find offensive during a segment on ABC’s “World News Tonight.”

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And early Friday morning, Trump bashed Llamas and ABC News on Twitter.

Watch the “World News Tonight” segment via NewsBusters:

This post has been updated.

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