TEXAS IMAM: Supported Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’, His Mosque Responds by…

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 9.11.28 AMGuess they don’t see the world as black and white as this Imam does.

After Nidal Alsayyed, an imam at a mosque in Beaufort, Texas, came out in favor of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s plan to ban all Muslims from entering the country, Alsayyed said he left his post at the mosque following a demand for his resignation.

In an exclusive interview with KBMT-TV on Monday, the imam said he sees Trump’s plan as “wise.”

“I certainly see it to be wise [to] stop temporarily accepting any new Muslim immigrants (refugees and non-refugees) into the United States,” Alsayyed said. “[Islam] is based on the fact that we can hardly distinguish who is Muslim and who is not. Islam is not about an ID card or last name or shouting ‘Allahu Akbar.’”

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That sentiment spread like wildfire, and on Wednesday evening, Alsaayyed was even interviewed by Fox News’ Sean Hannity during the “Hannity” show.

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