Donald Trump’s Most Offensive and Outrageous Quotes Ranked

2. On Mexicans

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re not sending you … they’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bring crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”

— at his presidential announcement speech in June 2015


3. On His Proposal for a Muslim Ban

“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”

— at a rally in Charleston, South Carolina, in December 2015


4. On Gay Marriage

“It’s like in golf. A lot of people — I don’t want this to sound trivial — but a lot of people are switching to these really long putters, very unattractive. It’s weird. You see these great players with these really long putters because they can’t sink three-footers anymore. And I hate it. I am a traditionalist. I have so many fabulous friends who happen to be gay, but I am a traditionalist.”

— to The New York Times in May 2011


5. On Prisoners of War

“[John McCain’s] not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”

— at a Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, in July 2015


6. On a Sexual Assault Accuser’s Appearance

“You take a look. Look at her, look at her words … I don’t think so”

— at a rally in West Palm Beach, Florida, in October 2016


7. On Building a Wall

“We have to have a wall. We have to have a border. And in that wall we’re going to have a big fat door where people can come into the country, but they have to come in legally.”

— discussing the U.S.-Mexico border on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert in September 2015


8. On Avoiding STDS

“We have our own Vietnam. It’s called the dating game.”

— on The Howard Stern Show in 1997


9. On “Deeply Troubled” Women (Like Lindsay Lohan)

“They’re always the best in bed … You don’t want to be with them for the long term. But for the short term, there’s nothing like it.”

—on The Howard Stern Show in 2004


10. On Rosie O’Donnell

Megyn Kelly: “You’ve called women you don’t like ‘fat pigs,’ ‘dogs,’ ‘slobs’ and ‘disgusting animals.'”

Trump: “Only Rosie O’Donnell.”

— at the GOP debate in August 2015


11. On Megyn Kelly

“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her … wherever.”

— on CNN during a discussion about Megyn Kelly in August 2015


12. On Dating His Daughter Ivanka

“Yeah, she’s really something, and what a beauty, that one. If I weren’t happily married and, ya know, her father …”

— to Rolling Stone in September 2015


13. On the Award He Deserves for the Notches on His Bedpost

“[I should be] getting the Congressional Medal of Honor.”

— on The Howard Stern Show in May 1998


14. On Female ‘Apprentice’ Contestants

“All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me — consciously or unconsciously. That’s to be expected.”

— to the New York Daily News in 2004


15. On Kim Kardashian’s Pregnancy Body

“She’s gotten a little bit large. I would say this, I don’t think you should dress like you weigh 120 pounds,”

—on HLN’s Showbiz Tonight in 2013


16. On Ranking Women Based on Their Cup Size

“A person who is flat-chested is very hard to be a 10.”

—on The Howard Stern Show in 2005


17. On ISIS

“I’m the worst thing that’s ever happened to ISIS.”

— to Barbara Walters in December 2015


18. On Preferring Arm Candy Over Good Press

“It doesn’t really matter what [the media] write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.”

—to Esquire in 1991


19. On ‘Make America Great Again’

“The line of ‘Make America Great Again,’ the phrase, that was mine, I came up with it about a year ago, and I kept using it, and everybody’s using it, they are all loving it. I don’t know; I guess I should copyright it, maybe I have copyrighted it.”

— to My Fox New York in March 2015

(Late president Ronald Reagan coined the slogan during his campaign more than three decades ago.)


20. On the Power of a Woman

“They are real killers.. I have seen women manipulate men with just a twitch of their eye — or perhaps another body part.”

—From his 1987 book Trump: The Art of the Deal


21. On Kristen Stewart Cheating on Robert Pattinson

“Robert Pattinson should not take back Kristen Stewart. She cheated on him like a dog & will do it again – just watch. He can do much better!”

on Twitter in October 2012


22. On Starbucks

“Did you read about Starbucks? No more ‘Merry Christmas’ at Starbucks. No more. Maybe we should boycott Starbucks.”

— at a rally in Springfield, Illinois, in November 2015