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Washington — President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed that he is unfamiliar with the Proud Boys, a right-wing vigilante group he advised to “stand back and stand by” during Tuesday’s debate, and said they should step aside to let police regulate protests.

“I don’t know who the Proud Boys are,” Trump told reporters before departing from the White House for a fundraiser and rally in Minnesota on Wednesday. “Whoever they are, they need to stand down, let law enforcement do their work.”..

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