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GOP candidates disavow Donald Trump’s call for Muslim database

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Republican presidential candidates on Friday swiftly condemned Donald Trump‘s call for requiring Muslims in the United States to register in a national database, drawing a sharp distinction with the GOP front-runner. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called Trump’s proposal “abhorrent.” Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Trump was trying to “divide people.” And Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who has largely avoided criticizing Trump throughout the 2016 campaign, said that while he’s a fan of the billionaire businessman, “I’m not a fan…

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