Trump calls for death penalty to 'get tough' on drug pushers

Posted: March 19, 2018 at 5:12 p.m.

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat the national scourge of opioid drug addiction, President Donald Trump called Monday for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including embracing a tactic employed by some of the global strongmen he admires: the death penalty.

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