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Trump Doubles Down on Need for Profiling After Bombings: 'We Have No Choice'


Donald Trump is doubling down on his response to the terror attacks in New York and New Jersey, saying that he wants Muslims to be profiled.

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Appearing on The O’Reilly Factor Monday night, host Bill O'Reilly asked: “Another thing you said that was very controversial is that you want to profile. You want to profile Arab or Muslim men. How would that work?”

The real estate mogul replied: “Well, we have no choice. Look, Israel does it. And Israel does it very successfully.”

When Bill O’Reilly pressed him further, the reality star turned presidential candidate was vague on the details.

The host asked: "Do you have a vision of how profiling would work?"

Trump simply replied: “It works. We see somebody that we think there could be a problem. At airports and other places. You talk to them and you see what's going on.”

Hillary Clinton said Trump's rhetoric is making the battle against Islamic extremism more difficult: “Donald Trump's comments have been used online for recruitment of terrorists.”

Clinton spoke to reporters Monday at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York.

“We know that a lot of the rhetoric we’ve heard from Donald Trump has been seized on by terrorists, in particular ISIS,” Clinton said. “Because they are looking to make this into a war against Islam.”

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She added: “You don’t hear a plan from him. He keeps saying he has a secret plan... the secret is he has no plan.”

In the past, Trump has campaigned for a ban on Muslims entering America and called for “extreme vetting.”

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