Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for ‘setback’
Politics

Lack of Latinos in Trump Cabinet draws ire for ‘setback’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump’s decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who call it a major setback for the nation’s largest minority group. Trump announced former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on Thursday, January 19th, as his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, ending hopes … Continue reading

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Christie faults GOP for sounding unwelcoming to Latinos
National / Politics

Christie faults GOP for sounding unwelcoming to Latinos

  WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faulted his party Wednesday, June 10, for its unwelcoming tone at times to minority voters. In a speech to a Latino Coalition small business conference, the potential Republican presidential contender also boasted about getting 51 percent of the Hispanic vote in his re-election as governor. Christie portrays … Continue reading