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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.

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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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