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Trump Defends Tweet Charged With Anti-Semitic Image

In an angry speech on Wednesday, Donald Trump rebuked criticism that has dogged him over the past few days. Following a restatement of the praise he exclaimed for Saddam Hussein, the GOP nominee for president said that he regretted removing the tweet containing what looked like a Star of David. He recalls telling a campaign staffer: “You shouldn’t have taken it down. Too bad, you should have left it up.” Adding that he would have wanted to defend the tweet.

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