Obama: Donald Trump Helping Do Islamic State’s Work For Us
President Barack Obama condemned Donald Trump’s rhetoric on radical Islamic terrorism, arguing that the Republican presidential nominee is helping Islamic State terrorists.
“I think the kinds of rhetoric that we’ve heard too often, from Mr. Trump and others, is ultimately helping do ISIL’s work for us,” he said in an interview on CBS’s Face The Nation.
Obama argued that applying religious tests or screening Muslim Americans with more scrutiny would be “betraying that very thing that makes America exceptional.” He argued that the best way to stop terrorism was by not though division and fear, but by holding true to American values. – READ MORE