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David Duke Endorses Donald Trump in New Louisiana Robocall

HeadlineAug 30, 2016

In news from the campaign trail, Donald Trump is again facing criticism over his campaign’s ties to white supremacists, after a new robocall from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke urges Louisiana voters to vote for him for Senate and Donald Trump for president.

David Duke: “Unless massive immigration is stopped now, we’ll be outnumbered and outvoted in our own nation. It’s happening. We’re losing our gun rights, our free speech. We’re taxed to death. We’re losing our jobs and businesses to unfair trade. We’re losing our country. Look at the Super Bowl salute to the Black Panther cop killers. It’s time to stand up and vote for Donald Trump for president and vote for me, David Duke, for the U.S. Senate.”

Trump has faced criticism in the past for initially refusing to disavow David Duke’s endorsement, although Trump and his campaign have since repeatedly disavowed Duke—including after BuzzFeed published audio of the robocall on Monday.

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