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08/26/2015 10:47 am ET

Donald Trump Supporter Tells U.S. Citizen Jorge Ramos To 'Get Out Of My Country'

"I am a reporter and my job is to ask questions. No, we are not going to sit down and we're not going to go."

A Donald Trump supporter put his ignorance on full display Tuesday, telling Univision journalist Jorge Ramos, a U.S. citizen, to "get out of my country."

Trump threw Ramos out of his press conference Tuesday afternoon after Ramos attempted to ask a question without being called on. Ramos, a popular and respected Spanish-language anchor, was trying to ask the reality TV host and GOP presidential candidate about his plan to deport all undocumented immigrants. Trump told Ramos to "go back to Univision."

"This guy stands up and starts screaming," Trump added. "He's obviously a very emotional person."

Univision later posted video of what happened after Ramos was escorted into the hall by security: A Trump supporter confronted him and said, "You were very rude. It's not about you. Get out of my country."

Ramos noted that he's a U.S. citizen and the man responded, "Well, whatever. No, Univision, no. It's not about you." 

"It's not about you. It's about the United States," Ramos replied.

Ramos was eventually allowed back into the press conference, where he and Trump had an extended back-and-forth about immigration. Watch it here:

Ramos tweeted Wednesday morning that what he did Tuesday is what journalists do: "I am a reporter and my job is to ask questions. No, we are not going to sit down and we're not going to go."

Trump has been sore at Univision ever since the network decided not to broadcast his Miss USA pageant, citing his "insulting" remarks about Mexican immigrants in June.

"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," Trump said during his campaign announcement speech. "They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I assume, are good people."

After Univision said it wouldn't air the pageant, Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit against the network.


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