White supremacists, in campaign calls for Trump, say: 'We don't need Muslims'

A supporter of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump waits to enter the auditorium at the Bridge View Center ahead of a campaign event in OttumwaBy Andy Sullivan and Grant Smith WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A white supremacist group said it has placed thousands of automated phone calls in Iowa urging voters to back billionaire Donald Trump’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination because “we don’t need Muslims.” The telephone campaign is led by the American Freedom Party, which on its website says it “shares the customs and heritage of the European American people.” The calls featured the spokesman of a white supremacist group that Dylann Roof, who is accused of gunning down nine people at a black church in South Carolina in June, had reportedly cited as inspiration. “We don’t need Muslims.

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