Video of Cop Killer Tweeted by Trump Denounced as Racist

The expletive-filled video was immediately denounced by some Democrats and Republicans alike as racist.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The video shows a Latino man in court, smiling menacingly. And his words are clear: He’s killed cops and he’s “gonna kill more cops soon.” The man in the video, Luis Bracamontes, is an immigrant in the country illegally who was convicted this year of murdering two law enforcement officials. His image — complete with shaved head, long chin hair and accented English — is now the centerpiece of a video tweeted…

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