NECN: George Pataki Challenges Donald Trump to Immigration Policy Debate in New Hampshire

Monday, July 6th, 2015

George Pataki is challenging fellow 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to a one-on-one debate on immigration policy in New Hampshire.

"Donald Trump has a lot to say about the problems with illegal immigrants, but aside from name calling Mexicans and hurling insults at me and some of our other opponents the American people have yet to hear anything resembling a real plan," Pataki said during a reporter roundtable on immigration policy in Manchester on Monday.

"I say, let's go 'mano a mano' on immigration policy," Pataki added. "Let's get past the name calling and have a real substantive discussion."

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