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President-elect Donald Trump's transition team on Thursday denied that it supports tracking individuals based on their religion.

Reuters reported this week that a Trump adviser considered drafting a proposal for the president-elect to instate a registry for immigrants from Muslim countries.

"President-elect Trump has never advocated for any registry or system that tracks individuals based on their religion, and to imply otherwise is completely false," Trump communications director Jason Miller said in a statement to CNN Thursday.


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