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Trump Says U.S. Military May Fire on Migrants Who Throw Rocks

  • Migrants seeking asylum must lawfully enter, Trump says
  • President says migrants would be held in ‘massive’ tent cities
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President Donald Trump said U.S. soldiers on the border with Mexico may fire on migrants who commit violence and that people who cross into the country illegally would be detained in “massive” tent cities, as he sought to rev up his base ahead of elections next week.

In a speech at the White House on Thursday, Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the migrants, insisting without evidence that the impoverished families walking toward the U.S. are violent invaders who will endanger Americans’ safety if they’re allowed into the country.