26 Feb '18, 7am

President Trump inspired by S’pore, wants to introduce death penalty for drug crimes https://t.co/85TZacTl6U

Different Presidents have different approaches to crime and punishment. Bill Clinton, in the 1990s, famously objected to the use of corporal punishment on Michael Fay, who was found guilty of vandalism. Advertisement In 1994, US media hammered S’pore to dissuade Michael Fay caning But Donald Trump doesn’t seem to mind Singapore’s harsh penalties for drug trafficking – and wants to introduce the death penalty for drug crimes in America. Admires Singapore’s laws Political news site Axios said in an exclusive report , quoting an unnamed close source to the President, that he admires Singapore’s tough drug laws, and cites them as the reason for our low rates of drug use. According to the source, who has “spoken at length to the President on the subject”, Trump cited a conversation he had with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The source said of Trump: “He says that a lot. He say...

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