Former Republican Secretary of Commerce, Carlos Gutierrez
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Gutierrez: 'We failed miserably' to engage Hispanic vote

In the 2012 US Presidential elections 70% of the Hispanic vote went to Barack Obama.

Former Republican Secretary of Commerce and Cuban immigrant, Carlos Gutierrez told HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur the party had "failed miserably" to engage with Hispanic communities.

Mr Gutierrez said he "feared" that some members of the party were anti-immigration and such views were "flawed".

You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Tuesday 23 April at 14:30 and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel on Wednesday 24 April at 00:30 BST.

Watch more clips at HARDtalk's website.

  • 23 Apr 2013
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