Trump Stands by Attacks on Trump U Judge: His Mexican Heritage Is ‘An Absolute Conflict’

trumpJudge Gonzalo Curiel, the judge presiding over the case against Trump University, has become a target of Donald Trump because of his Hispanic heritage. And Trump ain’t backing down on that.

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal out tonight, The Donald declared that Judge Curiel’s Mexican heritage is “an absolute conflict.”

And he wasn’t even done there:

Mr. Trump said the background of the judge, who was born in Indiana to Mexican immigrants, was relevant because of his campaign stance against illegal immigration and his pledge to seal the southern U.S. border. “I’m building a wall. It’s an inherent conflict of interest,” Mr. Trump said.

Remember, Trump is being accused of running a scam here, something former Trump U employees have copped to.

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