Trump's Latino pitch

Trump's team is trying to build on the GOP's recent gains among Latinos with a strategy in Florida that's aimed at voters of Cuban, Venezuelan and Colombian descent — and that casts Trump as a victim of overzealous socialists.

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    The big picture

    This strategy was a big reason why Trump chose Hialeah, Fla., as the site of his counter-programming rally during the third GOP presidential debate.

    Trump's new Latino strategy casts him as victim of socialists

    Trump's new Latino strategy casts him as victim of socialists

    Trump's efforts to liken his legal woes and his clashes with Democrats to the difficulties many Latin Americans have faced under socialist and authoritarian rule represent a turn in his push to appeal to the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. electorate.

    Between the lines

    Trump's strategy centers on South Florida, but next year his team also will target Latino voters in South Texas, Arizona and Nevada with Spanish-language ads on the economy and border security.

    Go deeper

    Hundreds of people are spending tens of millions of dollars to install a pre-vetted, pro-Trump army of up to 54,000 loyalists across government to rip off the restraints imposed on the previous 46 presidents.

    Behind the Curtain: Trump loyalty tests

    Behind the Curtain: Trump loyalty tests

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    Trump's allies are pre-screening the ideologies of thousands of potential foot soldiers, as part of an unprecedented operation to centralize and expand his power at every level of the U.S. government if he wins in 2024, officials involved in the effort tell Axios.

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