Republican Congressman Sean Patrick Duffy has a very twisted view on terrorism, especially when it is caused by white people.
In an interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota, Duffy was questioned about President Donald Trump’s travel ban that does not allow people from seven Muslim- majority countries to enter the U.S.
"Why isn't the president talking about the white terrorists who mowed down six Muslims praying at their mosque?" the host asked.
"I don't know,” Duffy said before adding in, “There’s a difference.”
"You don't have a group like ISIS or al-Qaida that is inspiring people around the world to take up arms and kill innocents. ... That was a one off, Alisyn," the GOP representative went on.
Camerota gave Duffy more examples of terror attacks carried out by white people, but the adamant congressman continued arguing that terrorism led by whites wasn’t as serious as that by Muslims.
“That's different than the whole movement that has taken place through ISIS, that's inspired attacks," he said.
“You don’t think there are white extremists? You don’t remember Oklahoma city?” Camerota argued back.
She then reminded Duffy of the Charleston shooting, asking if it didn’t matter.
“It does matter,” the congressman said before telling her to “look at the good things that came from it.”
It is important to note here that of all the terrorist attacks that have taken place in the U.S. in the last four decades, not one of them was carried out by people from the seven countries included in Trump’s travel ban.
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