Donald Trump says U.S. should consider death penalty for drug dealers

Donald Trump says U.S. should consider death penalty for drug dealers

Donald Trump says U.S. should consider death penalty for drug dealers

"This is very important here, I've always supported the steel industry, and I support our steelworkers. He'll never, never disappoint you", Trump said.

"You kill 5,000 people with drugs because you're smuggling them in and you are making a lot of moneyand people are dying".

"That's why we have a problem, folks".

"I don't know if that's popular".

He said it was crucial for Republicans to muster forces to turn back a strong Democratic drive to win one or both houses of the US Congress in November midterm elections.

During a rambling, hour-plus speech in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Trump quickly endorsed Republican state Rep. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as "Pocahontas", and described one television news reporter as a "sleeping son of a b--".

Midway through the rally, Trump hinted that he may not run for reelection, yet he rolled out a new campaign slogan ("Keep America Great!") and took repeated swings at potential 2020 Democratic challengers, including Sen. And I'm running against a woman.

"I'd love to beat Oprah".

"We [the authorities in Singapore] have a zero tolerance policy ... that means if we catch a drug dealer, death penalty", Trump explained to the crowd, which roared in approval.

Trump also touted his role in South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympics, claiming credit for temporarily reducing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. "You ever see her?. I don't know if we're ready - I don't know if this country's ready for it".

His appearance was aimed at helping Republican Rick Saccone in a district Mr Trump won overwhelmingly in 2016 as part of a narrow win in Pennsylvania. His last two rallies were aimed at helping Republican candidates in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, although the president did not make those men the centerpiece of his comments.

But Trump did take a shot at Saccone's 33-year-old opponent, Lamb, who is a former prosecutor and a veteran of the US Marine Corps, by sharing that he heard Lamb was "nice-looking".

US President Donald Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania to bolster support for state Representative Rick Saccone who will contest in Tuesday's special congressional election to secure a House seat, the media reported. He predicted a "big & happy crowd (why not, some of the best economic numbers ever)". Get out on Tuesday and vote for Rick Saccone.

He recalled his testy telephone conversation last month with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, which ended in an impasse over Trump's promised border wall and an agreement to scrap Peña Nieto's planned trip to Washington.

On Thursday, Trump signed two tariff proclamations to erect a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff aluminum imports.

The White House also announced this week that Trump had agreed to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, a stunning development that shocked the diplomatic and political world.

Under pressure over a scandal involving a porn star named Stormy Daniels, Trump singled out his wife, Melania, for praise.

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