Donald Trump warned Tuesday of “many more World Trade Centers” if his call for a total ban on Muslims entering the US is not heeded.
“You’re going to have many more World Trade Centers if you don’t solve it — many, many more and probably beyond the World Trade Center,” Trump told CNN.
The Republican presidential front-runner said he believes there are already terrorists in the country who want to unleash death and destruction.
“They want our buildings to come down. They want our cities to be crushed,” he said. “They are living in our country and many are outside of our country.”
The mogul also slammed President Obama for refusing to acknowledge that the United States is at war with extremist Islam.
“We are at war with radical Islamic terrorism,” he told CNN. “We have a president that made a fool out of himself the other night. He doesn’t even mention the term. He refused to use the term. Nobody understands why. If you’re not going to even use the term, you’re never going to solve the problems.”
Trump is rejecting criticism that his proposal is un-American and has critics comparing him to Adolf Hitler.
He said what he’s calling for is “no different” than President Franklin Roosevelt — “who was highly respected by all” despite his measures during World War II that included putting Japanese-Americans in internment camps in the US.
Those camps, however, have been widely decried in the decades since the war…