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Trump is "playing into the hands of ISIS": CAIR

Monday, December 07, 2015 - 01:23

The executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says Trump's ''outrageous'' comments on banning Muslims echo ''the policies enacted by nazi Germany against the Jews.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is condemning a policy statement by leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is calling for a ban on Muslims entering the United States. "This rhetoric echoes the policies enacted by nazi Germany against the Jews. Have we learned anything from history, Mr. Trump?" asks CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad. "He and others are playing into the hands of ISIS. This is exactly what ISIS wants from Americans -- to turn against each other," said Awad. The billionaire developer and former reality TV star, who frequently uses racially charged rhetoric, called for a complete shutdown of Muslims entering the country "until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on."

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Trump is "playing into the hands of ISIS": CAIR

Monday, December 07, 2015 - 01:23