Protesting Hispanic-American groups urge NBC to revoke an invitation to Donald Trump to guest host Saturday Night Live. Paul Chapman reports.
These Hispanic Americans don't think it's remotely funny that Donald Trump's about to guest host NBC's Saturday Night Live comedy show. They gathered outside the network's offices in New York urging bosses to think again. Trump outraged many in June when he described Mexican migrants as rapists and drug smugglers. (SOUNDBITE) (English) JUAN ESCALANTE, DIGITAL CAMPAIGNS MANAGER FOR AMERICA'S VOICE, SAYING: "There is nothing funny about mass deportation. When Donald Trump says he plans to deport 11 million people, he's not making a joke, he's being Donald Trump and he's saying what he want to do with people like myself." (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTER SAYING: "We're law-abiding individuals, we're fighting in our nation's armed forces, we serve this country as well as any other community in this country and we don't deserve to be attacked by someone like Donald Trump every time he opens his mouth. I don't know what they were thinking when they sent this invitation to him." A day earlier an unrepentant Trump repeated his intention to get Mexico to pay for a wall to secure the U.S. southern border. (SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DONALD TRUMP SAYING: "Well, walls work. All you have to do is ask Israel. Walls work if it's properly constructed." NBC said Saturday Night Live would not comment on the Trump controversy.