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Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpNoem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech On The Trail: Cuomo and Newsom — a story of two embattled governors McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022 MORE confirmed Sunday that his ban on allowing Muslims into the U.S. has "morphed" into his new policy of "extreme vetting," removing an explicit litmus test from his immigration platform.


"The Muslim ban is something that is in some form morphed into extreme vetting from certain areas of the world," Trump said during the second presidential debate of 2016 when moderators noted how his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceDemocrats don't trust GOP on 1/6 commission: 'These people are dangerous' The Memo: CPAC fires starting gun on 2024 Merrick Garland is right to prioritize domestic terrorism, but he'll need a bigger boat MORE, has disavowed the religious test.

"We are going to areas like Syria, where they are coming in by the tens of thousands because Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaArtist behind golden Trump statue at CPAC says he made it in Mexico Obama opens up about singing 'Amazing Grace' after Charleston shooting: 'I've used up all my words' Exclusive: How Obama went to bat for Warren MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMedia circles wagons for conspiracy theorist Neera Tanden The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Senate ref axes minimum wage, House votes today on relief bill Democratic strategists start women-run media consulting firm MORE want to have a 550 percent increase of [refugees than under the policies of President] Obama. People are coming into our country, and we have no idea who they are, where they are from, what their feelings about our country is."

The Democratic presidential nominee pushed back at that characterization, arguing her call for increasing the number of refugees entering America would not harm the country.

"I will not let anyone in this country who I think poses a risk to us, but there are a lot of refugees, women and children," she said.

"There are children suffering int his catastrophic war [in Syria] largely because of Russian aggression, and we need to do our part."