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FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens at left as Al Baldasaro, a New Hampshire state representative, speaks during a news conference in New York. Baldasaro, an adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House.
Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event June 23, 2017, just hours before White House press secretary Sean Spicer denounced a play for seemingly urging violence against the president.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Trump adviser who advocated violence visits White House

FILE - In this May 31, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump listens at left as Al Baldasaro, a New Hampshire state representative, speaks during a news conference in New York. Baldasaro, an adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House. Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event June 23, 2017, just hours before White House press secretary Sean Spicer denounced a play for seemingly urging violence against the president.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — An adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House.

Al Baldasaro attended a veterans event Friday just hours before White House press secretary Sean Spicer denounced a play for seemingly urging violence against the president.

Baldasaro, who advised Trump on veterans issues, said last summer that he believed Clinton “committed treason” for putting American lives at risk while secretary of state.

He then said “anyone that commits treason should be shot.”

Baldasaro attended an East Room ceremony Friday as the president signed a bill into law that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees.

Spicer criticized a New York production of “Julius Caesar” that dressed the assassinated Roman leader like Trump.

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