President Donald Trump listens as Robert Unanue, of Goya Foods, speaks during a roundtable meeting with Hispanic leaders in the Cabinet Room, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)NEW YORK Goya Foods is facing a swift backlash after its CEO praised President Donald Trump at White House event.
Robert Unanue, a grandson and now Goya CEO, spoke at a Rose Garden event announcing a Hispanic Prosperity Initiative on Thursday.
We all truly blessed, at the same time, to have have a leader like President Trump who is a builder, Unanue said standing at a podium beside Trump.
On Wednesday, he welcomed President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador to the White House with lofty language, calling Mexico a cherished partner.