Trump slams 'Trojan horse' migrants, son sparks outrage

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally in High Point, North Carolina on September 20, 2016Donald Trump’s hardline stance on immigration after two bombings in the New York area again sparked debate on the White House campaign trail Tuesday, as his son caused a firestorm by comparing Syrian refugees to lethal candies. The Republican presidential hopeful’s uncompromising position on undocumented migrants — even calling them a dangerous “Trojan horse” who enter the country with the aim of doing harm — is inextricably linked to his meteoric political rise. Since then, Trump has refrained from specifically targeting Muslims, but he has championed police profiling of suspects and promised to bar immigrants and travellers from certain countries deemed dangerous, such as Syria.

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