Mike Huckabee’s daughter, Sarah Sanders, landed a paid role in the Donald Trump campaign that coincidentally has been accompanied by the Huckster rising in frequent defense of the presumptive GOP nominee.
They have some defending to do. Sanders went on CNN today and repeatedly dodged questions about the racism in Trump’s criticism of an Indiana-born federal judge with a Hispanic surname who is presiding over the lawsuit about the corrupt Trump University.
“The real issue here is we can’t have open borders,” Sanders said. “If we have open borders, we don’t have a country.”
“But, Sarah, he keeps talking about this judge’s heritage,” the CNN host interrupted. “You need the Latino vote in November. You know I don’t have to tell you that.”
“And I think that a lot of the Latinos will eventually come on board and support Donald Trump,” Sanders replied. “Because at the end of the day, I think there are a lot of things they care about. And that’s the economy and that’s national security. And those are things that Americans trust Donald Trump on infinitely more than they trust Hillary Clinton.”
Viewers swiftly lashed out at Sanders’ comments on Twitter.
A couple of many: