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 TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment 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 ClintonDemocrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate Democrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate House Intel Republican: 'Foolish' not to take info on opponent from foreign ally MORE last week accused Trump of having "many of the same values" as the former KKK leader.