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Missouri Reform Party doesn't like Trump's comments

October 28, 1999
By: Aaron Cummins
State Capital Bureau

The Missouri Reform Party doesn't support Donald Trump calling Pat Buchanan a "Hitler-lover." Aaron Cummins reports from Jefferson City--

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Reform Party Chair Bill Lewin says he thinks the party should be more interested in making a difference than name calling.

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Contents: Missouri Reform Party Chair Bill Lewin says the party doesn't support negative campaigning and says candidates should be more concerned with the issues that are important to and Americans.

Lewin also says he isn't sure what to think of Buchanan's book about U.S. involvement in World War II.

Trump called Buchanan the name because in the book Buchanan says the U.S. had no reason to get involved in the war.

Trump and Buchanan are the two leading candidates for the Reform Party presidential nomination.

From the capitol, I'm Aaron Cummins.

The Missouri Reform Party says it doesn't like the negative campaigning going on between its presidential hopefuls. Aaron Cummins has the story from Jefferson City--

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Billionaire and possible Reform Party candidate Donald Trump called Pat Buchanan a "Hitler-lover".

Trump says this is because in his book Buchanan says he sees no reason why the U.S. needed to get involved in World War II.

Missouri Reform Party Chair Bill Lewin says he's disappointed in Trump for name calling.

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Contents: Lewin says he isn't happy that Trump decided to use this negative campaign tactic.

Lewin says if Trump decides to run it will be good for the party.

That's because the publicity of a race for the nomination will bring attention to all of the parties candidates.

From the state capitol, I'm Aaron Cummins.