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Trump mocks GOP, says no illegals will vote Republican

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets

Donald Trump, the outspoken critic of establishment Republicans, Tuesday blasted GOP efforts to clear the way for 11 million illegal immigrants to become U.S. citizens, mocking the party for thinking that its bipartisan effort will boost Hispanic support.

"The Republicans will not get one vote from those 11 million people," he said. "I don't care what they do, they can do whatever they want, they can be 'compassionate,' they can be everything. Those 11 million are voting against and that's another 11 million votes more that the Democrats are going to get."

Some leaders of the GOP are supporting immigration reform believing that it will stop the hemorrhaging of Latino voters to Democrats. In the last election, President Obama won 70 percent of the Hispanic vote.

Trump's comments came during a rant against Republican leaders on the nationally syndicated "Andrea Tantaros Show."

He also lashed out at GOP advisor Karl Rove's 2012 campaign spending and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's recent blast at the Republicans for running a "stupid" campaign.

"The Republican Party has to get its act together," Trump told the show, adding that Jindal's comments will be used by Democrats to pummel the party.

"I think he should apologize to the Republican Party," said Trump.

The Tantaros show replaced Laura Ingraham on the TRN network and is produced by The Fox and Rice Experience.

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