Donald Trump Just Gave An Appalling Answer To Man’s Islamophobic Query

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Apparently, the Republican presidential frontrunner does not only hate Mexican immigrants, he also has some horrifying plans for Muslims in the U.S.

Donald Trump, who has a history of making hateful and xenophobic comments about immigrants in the United States, kicked off a town hall meeting on Thursday with a less than stellar response to a person’s anti-Muslim sentiments.

While talking to the audience in Rochester, New Hampshire, the Republican candidate called on a man wearing a Trump T-shirt to ask the first question at the campaign rally – however, that question turned out to be more of an outburst than an actual query.

“We have a problem in this country. It's called Muslims,” the man began. “We know our current president is one. You know he's not even an American.”

Things got even darker when the man asked Trump if he had any plans to “get rid” of Muslims.

“We have training camps growing where they want to kill us,” he added. “That’s my question, when can we get rid of them?”

Ignoring all the notions of decency, the real estate mogul responded to the suggestion of genocide with a laugh, and promised he’ll “look into that” if he becomes the president.

Furthermore, he didn’t even bother correcting the man for wrongly stating that Obama is a Muslim and not a citizen of the United States – which isn’t that surprising, considering Trump was a driver of the “birther” movement that claimed Obama wasn't born in the U.S.

Watch presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s response to the entire tirade in the video posted above.

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Trump’s response also went viral on social media:

Trump's handling of the question received harsh criticism from his opponents on the Democratic and Republican side as well. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley called out Trump on Twitter for his response.

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie told NBC's "Today Show" on Friday that he wouldn't have brushed off the comment.

"I would just tell you that if somebody at one of my town hall meetings said something like that, I would correct them and say, now, the president’s a Christian and he was born in this country,” he said.

Trump’s controversial answer comes at a time when the entire world, including the U.S. politicians, are rallying up to support Ahmad Mohamed – a 14-year-old boy who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to his school.

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