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Donald Trump vs. a Literal Baby

“Don’t worry about that baby, I love babies,” Donald Trump assured the crowd after a baby started crying at one of his rallies on Tuesday. “I love babies. I love babies. I hear that baby crying—I like it. What a baby, what a beautiful baby. Don’t worry, don’t worry. The mom’s running around, like don’t worry about it, you know. It’s young and beautiful and healthy and that’s what we want.” Moments later when the baby’s cries interrupted his stump speech again: “Actually, I was only kidding—you can get that baby out of here.”

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