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At Everett rally, Trump slams Clinton, Syrian refugees

GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump campaigned in the Puget Sound region Tuesday, August 30, 2016 with a public stop at Xfinity Arena in Everett.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump rallied a raucous arena crowd Tuesday, drawing lusty cheers with his attacks on Democrat Hillary Clinton, vows to overturn faulty trade deals and calls to ban Syrian refugees from the U.S.  VIEW

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