While accepting the Republican nomination for president on Thursday, Donald Trump said, "My opponent has called for a radical 550 percent increase in Syrian refugees on top of existing massive refugee flows coming into our country already under the leadership of President Obama. She proposes this despite the fact that there's no way to screen these refugees."
This is a pretty popular sound bite for Trump. But is it actually true? Well, sort of. President Barack Obama has called for the U.S. to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees, and Hillary Clinton wants a lot more.
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