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Fox & Friends Agrees with Trump: Jeb Should Speak English So We Can Understand Him

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After playing a clip of Jeb Bush answering reporters’ questions in Spanish this morning, the hosts of Fox & Friends offered up reactions that were not dissimilar to Donald Trump’s suggestion that Bush “set the example by speaking English while in the United States.”

“Well it is the common language,” Elisabeth Hasselbeck said, agreeing with Trump.

“The question is, what do you do if you’re an American reporter and you’re in America and you are wondering what they’re talking about?” Brian Kilmeade asked. “If I didn’t have subtitles, I would not know that he was talking about Donald Trump. I would have missed the story.”

“It’s easier to do that story if I understand the language,” Kilmeade admitted later. “If I was out there covering the story, I would say, ‘Excuse me, what just happened?'”

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During an interview with George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America today, Bush said that by answering a Spanish-language reporter’s question in Spanish, he was simply acknowledging the “reality of America.” He said he laughed at first when he heard Trump’s comment “because it’s so bizarre, but it is hurtful for a lot of people and Mr. Trump knows this, he’s appealing to people’s angst and their fears rather than their higher hopes.”

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