Report: Fifteen Trump Hispanic Advisors to Resign in Protest of Immigration Speech

trumpA member of Donald Trump‘s National Hispanic Advisory Council resigned following Trump’s Wednesday night speech doubling and tripling down on his controversial illegal immigration policies, with reports indicating that over a dozen more are ready to follow in his footsteps.

Houston immigration lawyer Jacob Monty quit immediately following Trump’s speech. “I was a strong supporter of Donald Trump when I believed he was going to address the immigration problem realistically and compassionately,” he told Politico. “What I heard today was not realistic and not compassionate.”

Two other Hispanic Trump advisors also told Politico they were considering pulling out the campaign, with one, Pastor Ramiro Peña, going as far as the call the Trump campaign a “scam.”

Meanwhile on Twitter, conservative pundit Leslie Sanchez reported that a Hispanic Trump advisor had tipped her off that half of Trump’s Hispanic advisory board was expected to resign.

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