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Planned Donald Trump speech to pivot from Hillary Clinton to terror, immigration following Orlando attack

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Following the nation’s most deadly mass shooting which left 50 dead at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Donald Trump said Sunday he will change the subject of a planned Monday speech to address “this terrorist attack, immigration, and national security.” Trump had originally planned to use the speech to present a litany of attacks against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. According to senior Trump campaign staff, the presumptive GOP nominee was going to serve up a “charge sheet” against Clinton, including broadside attacks on her…

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Donald Trump supporters shrug off the fuss over Muslim travel ban

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The fuss over Donald Trump seems largely lost on many of those who support him. Where his critics see bigotry, they see common sense. At Rosie’s Hotdogs in upstate South Carolina, Tracy Hooker isn’t interested in debating the merits of Trump’s proposal to temporarily block Muslims from coming into the United States. She knows some think it’s xenophobic. That others argue it’s impractical, legally dubious, or both. And that every other Republican running for president has, in some way or…

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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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