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Mitch Perry Report for 6.14.16 — Will Trump’s tough talk help his candidacy?

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When it comes to foreign lands, Americans can sometimes be strangely provincial. Polls traditionally show that Americans think we give too much foreign aid. The Kaiser Family Foundation found last year that the average respondent estimated that 26 percent went toward assisting other countries, when in fact it’s just less than 1 percent. So when Donald Trump says in a speech in Manchester, New Hampshire that there was a “tremendous flow” of Syrian refugees coming into the U.S., it’s important to note…

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