TRUMP: ‘We Certainly Do Have A Problem’ With Some Muslims

Screen Shot 2015-09-20 at 9.58.13 AMYes, they’re called terrorists.

Donald Trump defended his comments regarding Muslims Sunday, but said that there are major problems with Muslim extremists.

Trump is under fire for not disagreeing with a supporter who said at a Thursday rally that “we have a problem in this country, it’s called Muslims,” and said that President Obama is a Muslim.

In phone interviews on news shows Sunday, Trump sought to thread a needle on the issue, saying that he has Muslim friends, but some Muslims present a “problem.”

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He repeatedly declined to specify the problem that Muslims have.

“You can be politically correct if you want, but are you trying to say we don’t have a problem,” Trump told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”

“Most Muslims, like most everything, I mean, these are fabulous people,” he continued. “But we certainly do have a problem, I mean, you have a problem throughout the world.”

Asked to explain the “problem,” Trump only said, “it wasn’t people from Sweden that blew up the World Trade Center.”

Read more: The Hill

 

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