Trump Posts Facebook Pledge to 'Reject Bigotry and Hatred and Oppression in All Its Forms'

PHOTO: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on Aug. 12, 2016, in Erie, Pa. PlayEvan Vucci/AP Photo
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Donald Trump has posted a pledge on his Facebook page promising to "reject bigotry and hatred and oppression in all its forms" and promote equality for all Americans.

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Trump has drawn fire for numerous comments, including calling Mexican immigrants rapists, calling for a ban on Muslim immigration to the United States and saying that a federal judge who is of Mexican descent couldn't be impartial in a case involving him because of his heritage.

Just yesterday, Trump proposed "extreme vetting" to screen immigrants coming into the United States.

“We should only admit into this country those who share our values and respect our people,” Trump said during the rally in Youngstown, Ohio. “The time is overdue to develop a new screening test for the threats we face today."

Specifically, he proposed "screen[ing] out any who have hostile attitudes toward our country or its principles or who believe that Sharia law should supplant American law."

Hillary Clinton's team took issue with the proposal, calling it a "cynical ploy to escape scrutiny of his outrageous proposal to ban an entire religion from our country and no one should fall for it."

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