Univision anchor Jorge Ramos has been one of the journalists most critical of Donald Trump throughout the course of the 2016 campaign (to the point where he’s been criticized for sounding like more of an activist), and he himself has specifically said that “neutrality is not an option” where Trump is concerned.
Ramos spoke with CNNMoney to reflect on the race and the relationship between Trump and the Latino community.
Ramos thinks that Trump just “gave up on Latinos” because he thought he could win without the Latino vote. (This will be put to the test tonight.)
He and his Univision co-anchor Maria Elena Salinas both say that they made serious attempts to get Trump, Mike Pence, and others from the campaign to come on for interviews, but nothing came out of any of that.
Ramos believes there is great Latino excitement to get out and vote, and thinks as a result no candidate will try this same strategy again:
“The only other candidate that didn’t want to talk to us was Bob Dole in 1996, and lost,” Ramos told CNNMoney. “Regardless of the results, I think Trump will be the last candidate who tries to win without the Latino vote.”
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