Trump: ‘Our Politicians Are Stupid… The Mexican Gov’t Is Much Smarter’ (VIDEO)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers a question during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Real estate mogul Donald Trump was taking no prisoners at the Republican presidential debate on Thursday night, using his favorite insult on American politicians: “Stupid.”

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace asked Trump for specific evidence to justify his comments calling Mexicans “rapists,” “drug dealers,” and “murders.”

“Our leaders are stupid,” Trump said. “Our politicians are stupid. And the Mexican government is much smarter, much sharper, much more cunning and they send the bad ones over because they don’t want to pay for them.”

Trump was unable to provide specific instances but instead said Customs and Border Patrol told him so.

“Border patrol, I was at the border last week,” Trump said, referring to his visit to Laredo, Texas. “Border patrol, people that I deal with, that I talk to, they say this is what’s happening.”

Watch the video below:

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