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US Election 2016: Donald Trump vows to suspend Syrian refugee program if elected

Speed News Desk | First published: 8 November 2016, 10:14 IST
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Donald Trump vows to suspend Syrian refugee program if elected

Continuing with his anti-immigration rhetoric, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has said that if elected, he would scrap the Syrian refugee project to prevent extremists from entering the country.

"Hillary Clinton wants a 550% increase in Syrian refugees' folks flowing into our country. Her plan will import generations of terrorism, extremism and radicalism into your schools and throughout your communities. When I'm elected president, we will suspend the Syrian Refugee Program. We have no choice. And yes, we will build a great wall," he told the crowd in Pennsylvania.

On the other hand, Clinton told a crowd in Pittsburgh to "vote for a hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted America" adding that America's "core values are being tested in this election".

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Launching an attack on Trump, Clinton said: "The choice in this election could not be clearer. It is between division or unity, between strong and steady leadership or a loose cannon."

With polling day closing-in, Trump said: "In one day - one day! - we are going to win the great state of Pennsylvania, and we are going to take back the White House!."

"She (Clinton) is the face of failure. She is the face of failed foreign policy. She's threatened national security; she's sold her office to the highest bidder. She should not be allowed to run for president - she's being protected by a rigged system," said Trump speaking in Pennsylvania.

 
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