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WATCH: Here are 5 crazy moments from Trump’s Farm Bureau speech

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Donald Trump on Monday addressed the Farm Bureau ostensibly to tout his signing of the Farm Bill — and in doing so pitched his border wall amid a fight that led to the longest government shut down in US history.

Below are the top five craziest moments from the president’s Farm Bureau speech.

1. “I like farmers.”

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While noting that he was speaking at the 100th anniversary of the Farm Bureau, Trump made his love for farmers known when he pointed out that he’d attended the 99th convention too.

“I like the farmers,” he said. “What can I do? I like farmers.”

2. Gory claims about violence against women at the US-Mexico border

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The president used gory language to make claims about violence against women at America’s border with Mexico — and as Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez noted, it wasn’t the first time.

“They tape their face, their hair, their hands behind their backs, their legs,” Trump told the Farm Bureau audience.

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3. Undocumented people who show up to their hearings are “not smart.”

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While complaining about the “catch and release” policy in which undocumented people are arrested, released and given an immigration court date, Trump claimed that only two percent of people actually show up to their hearings — and that those who do so are unintelligent.

“Those people, you almost don’t want, because they cannot be very smart,” the president said, spurring laughter in the crowd.

4. Bizarre slurring of “the Clintons.”

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The president was arguing for his wall when he brought up a June 2018 incident in which Jim Chilton, an Arizona rancher, shot a Border Patrol agent — and appeared to initially mix his name up with the Clintons.

“Last year Border Patrol agent [sic] was checking censors on the Clintons’ and the Chiltons’ ranch,” Trump said.

5. Falsely bragging about killing the “death tax.”

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Trump once again bragged about the elimination of the “death tax,” terminology used to discuss the loathed estate tax.

But as Time‘s Phil Elliott noted, that claim is misleading.

In December 2017, FactCheck.Org reported that “while fewer people would have to pay it, revenue from estate taxes is expected to be cut by only a third over the next eight years.”

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“And then,” the report noted, “the changes would expire.”


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WATCH: Franklin Graham tells Jeanine Pirro coronavirus pandemic is because of people sinning

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Franklin Graham blamed sinners for the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic during a Saturday night appearance on Fox News.

Host Jeanine Pirro noted the growing death toll and wondered how God could let that happen.

"Well, I don't think it's God's plan for this to happen," Graham said.

"It's because of the sin that's in the world, judge," he argued.

"Man has turned his back on God, we have sinned against him, and we need to ask for God's forgiveness and that's what Easter's all about," he continued.

"This pandemic, this is the result of a fallen world that has turned its back on God," he added.

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Drought causing water shortage amid coronavirus crisis in Chile

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With historically low river flows and reservoirs running dry due to drought, people in central Chile have found themselves particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic.

Years of resource exploitation and lax legislation have allowed most reservoirs in that part of the country to run dry.

"There are now 400,000 families, nearly 1.5 million people approximately, whose supply of 50 liters of water a day depends on tankers," Rodrigo Mundaca, spokesman for the Movement for the Defense of Water, the Earth and the Protection of the Environment, told AFP.

One of the main pieces of advice to protect people against coronavirus is to wash your hands regularly.

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Trump warns of ‘tough week’ ahead — after the United States surpassed 300,000 coronavirus victims

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US President Donald Trump warned Americans on Saturday to brace for a "very horrendous" number of coronavirus deaths in the coming days as the total number of global fatalities from the pandemic soared past 60,000.

As confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 300,000 with more than 8,300 deaths, there was some encouraging news in Italy and Spain.

Europe continues to bear the brunt of the epidemic, however, accounting for over 45,000 of the worldwide deaths, and Britain reported a new daily high in fatalities.

There are now more than 1.17 million confirmed coronavirus cases around the world and there have been 63,437 deaths since the virus emerged in China late last year.

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