Wednesday at a campaign event at Keene High School in Keene, NH, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to send Syrian refugees back if elected.
Trump said, “It started off with 10,000. The other day I heard 200,000. We’re going to take in 200,000 Syrians or wherever they come from. We have no idea. There’s no identification. There’s no anything. And I’ll tell you right now, I’m putting everybody on notice and hopefully this gets outside of this room. And I guess it will with all these crazy cameras going back there. I’m putting the people on notice that are coming here from Syria as part of this mass migration, that if I win, if I win, they’re going back. They’re going back. I’m telling you. They’re going back. Because military tactics are very interesting. This could be one of the great tactical ploys of all time. 200,000-man army, maybe. Or if you said 50,000 or 80,000 or 100,000, we got problems. And that could be possible. I don’t know that it is. But it could be possible. So they’re going back. They’re going back. I’m just telling them. So if they come, that’s great. And if I lose, I guess they’re staying. But if i win, they’re going back. I know a lot of people are saying, that’s not nice. We can’t afford to be nice. We’re taking care of the whole world. Everything we do, we’re losing our shirts on everything we do.”
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