Trump resurrects story of Muslims shot with pig's blood-dipped bullets
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Presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE on Saturday resurrected an apparent hoax story about Muslims being executed with bullets “dipped in pig’s blood.” 

He told supporters at a Dayton, Ohio, rally that U.S. General John Pershing was able to end terrorism for 28 years after executing 49 Muslim prisoners in the Philippines in the early 20th century. 


It mirrored a story Trump told at a rally in Charleston, S.C., in February.

Trump described how Pershing allegedly dipped 50 bullets in pig’s blog and then shot 49 of 50 Muslims he had lined up. The 50th person was spared, Trump said, but Pershing gave him the blood-soaked bullet and told him to go back to his people and tell them what happened.

“He went back and said what just happened, and for 28 years there was no terrorism. So I’m not saying that’s a good thing, I’m not saying that’s a bad thing,” Trump said.

"This is history, folks. We’re either going to win or lose. We can’t continue to go the way we’re going right now.” 

The story appears to a false, according to