RUHLE: You don't have to make a statement about who did it, but you can make a statement denouncing how awful it would be to attack a building of worship.
No one was injured in the attack that caused damage to the imam's office.
"We've had a series of crimes committed, alleged hate crimes, by right wing individuals in the last six months that turned out to actually have been propagated by the left", he said. The FBI is investigating the attack, which Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) declared "a criminal act of terrorism" as he visited the site on Sunday. Waiting for an investigation to be complete has not been something Trump has done when the perpetrators have been Muslim.
"Sometimes an attack is unequivocally clear for what it is".
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Some even claimed the misleading statements he made were taken out of context. No one is above the law", Blumenthal wrote in response to Trump's tweets.
"By minimizing the attack and insinuating that the "left" is behind this act, the Trump administration is once again showing its disdain for the Muslim American community", he added.
At this point, I know it's fruitless to point out that "social media advice" and official White House statements condemning domestic terrorism should not be the same thing, but I'm not sure which entry point to aim at in entering the cyclical hellscape of official American policy/Trump's tweets/Kellyanne Conway shaming the media for paying too much attention to said tweets.
The White House aide was on MSNBC defending his boss' silence after the Minneapolis mosque attack, saying that the incident might as well be "fake".
Trump's refusal to condemn the attack reflects a pattern in which he has failed to or belatedly condemned attacks by white nationalist perpetrators, yet been quick to condemn attacks in which an Islamist appeared responsible.
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As per reports, blast in the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province's Bund road area injured mostly women and children. Last month a suicide bomber from the Pakistani Taliban killed at least 25 people inLahore, many of them police.
Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant to President Trump, told KIRO Radio's Dori Monson that he's not advocating for people be run for the hills. Whenever a terrorist attack is aimed at Muslims, it's dead silence.
On the flip side, Trump's often eager to jump into breaking stories and declare jihadist terrorists were to blame.
In June, the day after a gunman set fire to a casino and killed at least 36 people in the Philippines, Trump labeled the incident an example of "what is going on throughout the world with terror".
But Trump has been silent on other mosque attacks in the past. "What prevents the president from expressing sympathy for members of the house of worship that was attacked?" It's something the president also seems good at doing. In a statement Monday afternoon, Special Agent in Charge Rick Thornton called it a "terrible crime" and vowed to focus every available resource on the case until it's solved.
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The mosque does not have outside security cameras, which might have proved helpful in the investigation.