14 Mar '18, 2pm

Donald Trump - Donald Trump says China, Singapore have death penalty for drug dealers

Donald Trump - Donald Trump says China, Singapore have death penalty for drug dealers

President Donald Trump floated the idea of imposing the death penalty on drug dealers in the United States during his Pennsylvania rally, saying China and Singapore do it and they don’t have a drug problem. "The only way to solve the drug problem is through toughness," Trump said March 10 while stumping for Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone. "When you catch a drug dealer … you got to put him away for a long time." Trump shared conversations he had with leaders of China and Singapore. "When I was in China and other places, by the way, I said, Mr. President, do you have a drug problem? ‘No, no, no, we do not.’ I said, Huh. Big country, 1.4 billion people, right. Not much of a drug problem. I said what do you attribute that to? ‘Well, the death penalty.’" On Singapore, "I said, Mr. President, what happens with your drugs? ‘No. We don't have a problem, President....

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