WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles.
Seeking to promote his father's presidential campaign, the younger Trump posted a tweet featuring a bowl of the candy Skittles with a warning.
"If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" said the tweet on the verified @DonaldTrumpJr handle.
"That's our Syrian refugee problem," said the post, which caused a stir and negative tweets on the internet into Tuesday.
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 19, 2016
@ChrisDYork Would you take the risk of eating 745,000 Skittles if two of them might be poisoned?— Eoghan mac Suibhne (@buileshuibhne) September 20, 2016
@DonaldJTrumpJr are you proposing we eat refugees?— PAQ Daddy (@paqdaddy107) September 19, 2016
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