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Trump: Common Core ‘Way of Taking Care of the People’ Who Don’t ‘Give a Damn’ About Ed

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump denounced Common Core as a “disaster” and “a way of taking care of the people in Washington” who don’t “give a damn about education” at the Family Leadership Summit in Iowa on Saturday.

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Trump said, “Common Core has to be ended. It’s a disaster. It’s a way of taking care of the people in Washington that, frankly, I don’t even think they give a damn about education, half of them. And I’m sure some of you maybe do.”

Trump was then asked if he wanted to use the word ‘damn,’ He responded, “I will, I will, because people want to hear the truth, Frank.”

Trump later added, “I mean, exactly what Frank said is what’s wrong with our country. We’re so politically correct that we can’t move anymore. … We have to be able to express ourselves.”

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