Rick Perry: ‘Donald Trump does not represent the Republican Party’

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Donald Trump, left, and Rick Perry have clashed over border security. (Photos: Brendan McDermid/Reuters,Brian Snyder/Reuters)
Donald Trump, left, and Rick Perry have clashed over border security. (Photos: Brendan McDermid/Reuters,Brian Snyder/Reuters)
Donald Trump, left, and Rick Perry have clashed over border security. (Photos: Brendan McDermid/Reuters,Brian Snyder/Reuters)

By Dylan Stableford

Rick Perry has joined the chorus of current and former Republican presidential candidates condemning Donald Trump over comments the real estate mogul made about Mexican immigrants.

“Donald Trump does not represent the Republican Party,” the former Texas governor said on ABC News’ “This Week” on Sunday. “I was offended by his remarks.”

During a speech last month launching his campaign, Trump vowed to build a wall between Mexico and the United States to keep Mexican criminals and “rapists” from crossing the border.

“They are bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they are rapists,” Trump said. “And some are good people.”

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