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Donald Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies Monday.

Susan Walsh/Associated Press

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to express further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies Monday.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden’s immigration policies.

The president tweeted Monday that: ‘‘The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!’’

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People in Sweden have been scratching their heads since Trump suggested during a rally Saturday that some sort of incident had occurred in their country.

Trump tweeted Sunday he was referring to something he saw on television.

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The president might be referring to a segment aired Friday night on the Fox News Channel show ‘‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’’ that reported Sweden had accepted more than 160,000 asylum-seekers last year but that only 500 of the migrants had found jobs in Sweden. The report went on to say that a surge in violence had followed.

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