“According to the multibillionaire businessman, who’s now leading early polls in the Republican race, there are a lot of ISIL militants coming into the United States along with Syrian refugees”.
“If I win, they’re going back”, Trump told supporters at a speech in Keene, New Hampshire, on Wednesday, BBC News reported. “And they could be – listen, they could be Isis Islamic State”, Trump said.
“A 200,000-man army maybe. They’re all men. And they’re all strong looking guys”, said Trump, who wondered why the refugees weren’t staying and fighting for their county. The current cap is set at 70,000.
In pressing Trump on how he’d accomplish many of his campaign goals – like deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants – Harwood said, “We don’t have Superman presidents”. In the first six months of 2015, Bush dominated the coverage with 36 percent of all GOP airtime; in July and August, even as Trump dominated the airwaves, Bush was the clear runner-up, far outstripping the other candidates.
At least half a million people have crossed the Mediterranean into Europe this year, fleeing terrorism and civil war, which has created crisis situations along several European borders.
Trump pledged that if elected, he would send any refugees admitted to the USA back to their homeland.
A few critics have said Trump’s popularity among Republican voters is thanks not only to his celebrity, his brash persona, and his status as an outsider candidate, but also because he taps into racially tinged fears about immigration and violence. “We have no idea who they are”, he said.
The former Florida governor made an indirect reference to his brother George W. Bush’s presidency, saying: “I have a personal connection to this”.
“We’re not going to accept 200,000 people that may be ISIS. We have regulations and we have statutes that govern how we treat refugees in the United States”. “I hate the concept of it, but on a humanitarian basis, you have to…they are living in hell in Syria and something has to be done”, he said when asked if he objected to refugees coming to the U.S.