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>> You shouldn't have done that or should have cleaned it up>> Donald Trump Junior causing a firestorm on Twitter after posting this message likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of Skittles. The oldest son of the Republican Presidential nominee calling for an end to the quote, politically correct agenda of accepting immigrants from the war torn region.
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With a photo bearing the logo of Trump's campaign encaptioned, If I had a bowl of Skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful? The tweet, coming as President Obama hosts a summit on refugees at the UN General Assembly, Tuesday, immediately drew criticism from Trump opponents.
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The President's former speech writer, responding with a now-iconic image of a five-year-old Syrian boy, whose town was hit by an airstrike, saying this is one of the children you compared to a poisoned Skittle. And another social media frenzy erupting Tuesday, on news former GOP President, George HW Bush would vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton in November.
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Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of late Senator Robert Kennedy and former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland posing on Facebook with Bush who lost his 1992 reelection bid to another Clinton named Bill, and confirming to POLITICO that he'd told her his preference. A spokesman for the elder Bush, father of both the 43rd president and a candidate who lost this year's Republican primary to Trump, said Bush Sr. would not comment on how he will vote.
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But he did not deny the report.