Trump tweets 'I love Hispanics!' on Cinco de Mayo

Pictures shows presumptive GOP nominee eating taco bowl

NEW YORK CITY – Call it good timing or bad timing, Donald Trump selected an interesting day and forum for proclaiming his new love of Hispanics.

The presumptive Republican party presidential nominee took to Twitter this afternoon to say Happy Cinco de Mayo, while adding the sure-to-be controversial statement, "I love Hispanics!"

The tweet included a picture of Trump eating a taco bowl from his very own Trump Tower Grill while giving the thumbs up sign.

Trump has drawn the ire of many in the Hispanic community for blaming crime in the United States on illegal immigrants from Mexico, saying he would build a wall between the two countries if elected.

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton quickly jumped in with a tweet of her own claiming that Trump says he likes Hispanics today, while threatening to deport them yesterday.