Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles.
Seeking to promote his father's presidential campaign, the younger Trump posted a tweet featuring a bowl of the candy Skittles with a warning.
"If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" said the tweet on the verified DonaldJTrumpJr handle.
"That's our Syrian refugee problem," said the post, which caused a stir and negative tweets on the internet into Tuesday.
Young Trump's tweet said, "This image says it all. Let's end the politically correct agenda that doesn't put America first."
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 19, 2016
His father has advocated sharply restraining immigration and has accused opponent Hillary Clinton of advocating acceptance of thousands of refugees.
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