(FOX) -- NBC News special correspondent and former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw backpedaled Sunday evening from remarks he made on "Meet the Press" earlier in the day about Hispanic assimilation, saying he felt "terrible" they offended members of the community.
During a panel discussion about the fight for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, Brokaw said: “On the Republican side, a lot of people see the rise of an extraordinary, important new constituent in American politics, Hispanics, who will come here and all be Democrats.”
He continued, “Also, I hear, when I push people a little harder, ‘Well, I don’t know whether I want brown grandbabies.’ I mean, that’s also a part of it. It’s the intermarriage that is going on and the cultures that are conflicting with each other.” He did not explain who had told him this.
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