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Trump reiterates call for legalization of waterboarding

Sunday, March 06, 2016 - 01:06

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reiterates his call for the use of waterboarding by the military and says he does not want the support of white supremacists. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reiterated his call for the use of waterboarding by the military on Sunday (March 06), telling the CBS program Face the Nation that the U.S. needed to use the controversial technique against enemies like the Islamic State because they hold themselves to no such restrictions. Trump has previously indicated that he might order the U.S. military to use interrogation tactics that are currently banned by law. "You know it's very tough to beat enemies that don't have any, that don't have any restrictions, all right? We have these massive restrictions. Now, I will always abide by the law, but I would like to have the law expanded," said Trump. Trump also restated his rejection of support he has garnered from white supremacist groups including the Ku Klux Klan. He was previously criticized for not rejecting their support more forcefully. "How many times do I have to reject? I've reject David Duke, rejected David Duke. I've rejected the KKK, the Ku Klux Klan, from the time I'm five years old I rejected them. I put it on Twitter last week," said Trump. Trump also said that any attempt by some in the Republican party establishment to put a third party candidate against him would be "playing with fire".

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Trump reiterates call for legalization of waterboarding

Sunday, March 06, 2016 - 01:06