Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he approves of Donald TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — Presented by Boeing — Milley warns of 'Sputnik moment' for China WSJ publishes letter from Trump continuing to allege voter fraud in PA Oath Keeper who was at Capitol on Jan. 6 runs for New Jersey State Assembly MORE's Republican National Convention speech, tweeting late Thursday that he "couldn't have said it better!"
Great Trump Speech, America First! Stop Wars! Defeat the Corrupt elites! Protect our Borders!, Fair Trade! Couldn't have said it better!— David Duke (@DrDavidDuke) July 22, 2016
Trump spoke for 72 minutes Thursday night to formally accept the Republican presidential nomination.
“Together, we will lead our party back to the White House, and we will lead our country back to safety, prosperity and peace,” he said in Cleveland.
“We will be a country of generosity and warmth,” Trump added. "But we will also be a country of law and order.
“I am your voice. So to every parent who dreams for their child, and every child who dreams for their future, I say these words to you tonight: I’m with you, I will fight for you, and I will win for you.”
Trump has faced repeated criticism after Duke began urging his listeners to support the billionaire in February.
Trump disavowed Duke after initially hesitating to do so.
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