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Eva Longoria at the Democratic National Convention 2016

Eva Longoria to Donald Trump at the DNC: "Turns Out America Is Pretty Great Already"

Eva Longoria had lots to say to Donald Trump at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA. The actress, producer, entrepreneur, and ninth-generation American repudiated the Republican candidate's comments on immigration, people with disabilities, and working women, walking the audience through her family history.

"My family never crossed a border, the border crossed us," Eva said to start her speech, referencing her Texas hometown's history, adding that her "father is not a criminal or rapist. In fact, he is a United States veteran." Eva went on to say Trump's cruel comments against a reporter with disabilities insulted her sister, Liza, who has Down syndrome, just like his reference to wives who work being "a very dangerous thing" insulted her mother.

But Eva's rejection of Trump didn't end there. Before introducing New Jersey's Senator Cory Booker, she added:

"I want you to take a look at your convention, Philadelphia. A Latina from South Texas is introducing the first black senator from New Jersey on the week that we'll nominate our first woman candidate for president of the United States. So guess what, Donald? It turns out America is pretty great already."

Watch Eva's full speech above, then take a look at Demi Lovato's powerful words about mental illness at the convention.

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