That’s exactly what happened when Donald Trump spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper, and had to spell out the reality of the problem for him.
Tapper, seemingly unaware of the rise of ISIS, shootings at Charlie Hebdo, the attack in Chattanooga, Fort Hood, the Boston Marathon bombing, etc., shrugged his shoulders and asked, “What’s the problem?”
“It wasn’t people from Sweden that blew up the World Trade Center, Jake.”
Donald Trump said Sunday that “radical Muslims” are a problem in the United States — even if all of the religion’s members aren’t — and said some Americans believe President Barack Obama is a Muslim.
“You have radicals that are doing things. I mean, it wasn’t people from Sweden that blew up the World Trade Center, Jake,” Trump told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”
His comments come after a controversy that erupted late last week when, at a Trump campaign event, a man said, “We have a problem in this country — it’s called Muslims.”
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