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Donald Trump invites President Obama's half-brother to final presidential debate

At the second presidential debate, Trump appeared with three women who have in the past accused former president Bill Clinton of inappropriate sexual behaviour as part of an effort to rattle Hillary Clinton. Photograph: (Getty)

PTI Las Vegas, NV, United States Oct 19, 2016, 04.04 PM (IST)

Donald Trump has invited US President Barack Obama’s half-brother, Malik Obama, to attend the third and final presidential debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, US media reported.

Kenyan-born Malik, who shares the same father with Barack Obama, voiced his support for Trump back in July, saying he hoped to meet the Republican nominee.

"I look very much forward to meeting and being with Malik," Trump told the New York Post. "He gets it far better than his brother."

Malik added, "I’m excited to be at the debate. Trump can make America great again."

Trump has also invited Patricia Smith, the mother of Benghazi victim Sean Smith, who had accused Hillary Clinton as secretary of state of "murdering" her son, reported CNN.

Hillary Clinton meanwhile will be joined at the final debate by two well-known billionaires, Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, CNN reported. It is being speculated that by inviting Whitman and Cuban, Clinton is trying to rattle Trump by subtly questioning his net worth. 

(WION with inputs from PTI)

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