Mayor Pete Saenz on FOX Business News


STUART: DONALD TRUMP WON SEVEN STATES LAST NIGHT. DURING HIS BIG SPEECH HE DID NOT BACK UP HIS PLAN TO BUILD A WALL BETWEEN THE U.S. AND MEXICO. ROLL TAPE.>>MEXICO IS GOING TO PAY FOR THE WALL. WE HAVE A TRADE DEFICIT OF $58 BILLION A YEAR. $58 BILLION. THE WALL IS GOING TO COST $10 BILLION. IT IS SO EASY. I’VE HAD THESE GUYS SAY YOU DON’T REALLY MEAN MEXICO WILL PAY FOR THE WALL. AS SURE AS YOU ARE STANDING THERE, 100% MEXICO IS GOING TO PAY. STUART: BY THE WAY COME IN THE RADIO, TEXAS, TRUMP GOT 35% OF THE REPUBLICAN VOTE. COME ON IN. THE MAYOR, THAT WOULD BE PEAK TIMES. WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM. GOOD TO HAVE YOU WITH US.>>THANK YOU FOR THE INVITATION. THEY MIGHT DONALD TRUMP VISITED WITH YOU AT THE BORDER FAIRLY RECENTLY I THINK. YOU ARE IN THE SHOT. I CAN SEE IN THE RIGHT-HAND SIDE OF THE SCREEN. YOU TOLD HIM IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS WITH A SMILE ON YOUR FACE, AND GOING TO BE NO WALL. IS THAT CORRECT?>>YEAH, WE DISCUSSED THE WALL. HE THINKS VERY DIFFERENTLY. THEY GIVE US AN OPPORTUNITY. KEEP IN MIND, THE RADIO, TEXAS IS THE IMMINENT NATION OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE. WE DO SO MUCH TRADE. GOING BACK TO THE WALL, I TOLD THEM WITH ALL DUE RESPECT, IT IS IMPRACTICAL. ESPECIALLY THE SOUTH TEXAS AREA WITH THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY. WE HAVE LIVESTOCK. STUART: DID HE LISTEN TO YOU?>>HE WAS VERY PERSONABLE AS THEY KNOW. IN A LIVE BAND HE DID THE SAME. BASED ON WHAT I HAVE HEARD AS OF LAST NIGHT, I THINK HE SAID IF WE HAVE A NATURAL BARRIER, OF COURSE THAT IS A NATURAL BARRIER, I BELIEVE NOW HIS POSITION IS JUST OVER A THOUSAND MILES AND I AM HOPING IT IS BEYOND — I HOPE THERE IS NO WALL. IF THERE IS COME THERE IS, IT WON’T INCLUDE OUR AREA.>>I THINK IT IS 96% HISPANIC. IT IS THAT HIGH, ISN’T IT?>>IT IS. I’M HISPANIC AS WELL. STUART: THERE WERE 4000 REPUBLICAN VOTERS YESTERDAY. 4000. THAT WAS STORED IN A THOUSAND DEMOCRATS. THAT IS A CHUNK OF PEOPLE. 35% OF THEM VOTED FOR DONALD TRUMP. DOES THAT MEAN THAT SOME HISPANICS ARE OKAY WITH THE WALL WERE OKAY WITH DONALD TRUMP?>>WELL, AND OUR POPULATION IS 260,000. OBVIOUSLY WE DO HAVE A REPUBLICAN FOLLOWING DAY. THE NATURE AND CONSERVATIVE AS WELL. OBVIOUSLY HE’S GOT A FOLLOWING THERE. STUART: COULD YOU SEE YOURSELF GOING FOR DONALD TRUMP? COULD SHE DO THAT?>>WELL, THERE IS A LONG WAY TO GO.>>IS THAT AN ABSOLUTE NOW?>>OBVIOUSLY AS THE MAYOR I NEED TO STAY MUTUAL. THERE’S STILL SO MUCH GROUND TO COVER. BUT IT’S INTERESTING TIMES. BELIEVE ME. VERY INTERESTING TIMES. STUART: YOUR HONOR, SORRY I AM OUT OF TIME. YOU COME BACK BECAUSE THEY REALLY DO WANT TO DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE HISPANIC VOTE AND HOW MUCH OF THAT MIGHT GO TO DONALD TRUMP. COME ON BACK, WOULD YOU?>>BY ALL MEANS. THANK YOU FOR THE INVITATION. I’VE GOT SO MUCH MORE TO SELL ABOUT THE RADIO.

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