Former KKK leader David Duke praises Trump's immigration speech
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Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke praised Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGiuliani goes off on Fox Business host after she compares him to Christopher Steele Trump looks to shore up support in Nebraska NYT: Trump had 7 million in debt mostly tied to Chicago project forgiven MORE's highly anticipated immigration speech late Wednesday night, tweeting throughout the Republican presidential nominee's address.

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Trump's hard-line immigration stance was cemented during his speech, as he doubled down on his views of deporting illegal immigrants and ensuring that Mexico pays for his proposed border wall. 

Trump has faced heavy criticism for the support he has received from white nationalists such as Duke.

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGorsuch rejects Minnesota Republican's request to delay House race Biden leads Trump by 6 points in Nevada: poll The Memo: Women could cost Trump reelection MORE last week accused Trump of having "many of the same values" as the former KKK leader.