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For years Donald Trump has been publicly pushing the notion, which the scientific community has widely discredited, that vaccines cause autism. He did it again at Wednesday’s GOP presidential debate, telling a story about a child who he said got vaccinated, then “got a tremendous fever, got very, very sick, now is autistic.”

But away from the spotlight, Trump has put his name and money behind an autism advocacy group that firmly rejects any such link.


Trump has hosted fund-raisers for Autism Speaks at his luxury hotel in New York’s SoHo neighborhood and his private seaside club in Palm Beach. In 2005, contestants on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” designed an event for the nonprofit. Trump has repeatedly encouraged his 4 million Twitter followers to support and contribute to Autism Speaks.

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  • Trump met with Andrew Wakefield and the makers of ‘VAXXED’. He will get the truth and fix the current system of allowing the drug companies to use our children as free lab rats to test their pricy, poisonous meds on.

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