Published On: Sun, Jan 24th, 2016

Trump Says That He Could ‘Shoot Someone’ and Wouldn’t Lose Voters

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With less than two weeks to go until the Iowa caucus, Donald Trump remains characteristically confident about his chances. In fact, the Republican front-runner is so confident, he says his supporters would stay loyal even if he happened to commit a capital offense.

“I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn’t lose any voters, OK?” Trump remarked at a campaign stop at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. “It’s, like, incredible.”

The businessman, whose Trump Tower stands on the major Manhattan thoroughfare, cracked the joke Saturday to a receptive audience at the Christian college.

Reached by CNN immediately after the event, Trump declined to clarify the statement. On Twitter, he remarked on the rally, saying, “Just left Sioux Center, Iowa. My speech was very well received. Truly great people! Packed house- overflow!”

Read the full story at NPR by Colin Dwyer 

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