‘If I win, they’re going back, ‘ he said Wednesday evening at a campaign event in New Hampshire, earning loud applause.
“And I’ll tell you right now and I’m putting everyone on notice, and hopefully this gets outside the room, and I guess it will with all these insane cameras going back there”. In the opinion of the Republican frontrunner, the ongoing refugee crisis in the Middle East could be “one of the great tactical ploys of all time“. “A 200,000-man army, maybe”, he later added. But in Keene, Trump noted numerous migrants crossing into Europe seemed to be “strong-looking guys”, who could even be members of ISIS, using the migration crisis as a cover to export a terrorist fighting force.
So far this year it has taken in about 1,500 Syrian refugees.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has vowed to take more refugees world-wide, increasing the annual limit from 85,000 next year 70,000 and to 100,000 in 2017.
Trump spoke of rumors that the USA wants to take in 200,000 Syrians, and warned that they “could be ISIS”, however. “When in American history has that ever happened?” said Mr Bush, who is running fifth in the polls.
Trump proved to be in true form, not mincing words about President Obama or any of the other candidates in the race for the White House.
About 9 million Syrians have been displaced, including over 4 million who fled the war-torn country since March 2011, according to the United Nations.
“Not only are Syrians resorting to desperate measures to seek a better life for themselves and their families in Europe, but they are dying in the process”, global Rescue Committee president David Miliband said in a statement.
The Guardian noted that other GOP presidential candidates, such as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, have struck a different tone from Trump on Syrian refugees coming to the U.S.
Trump pledged that if elected, he would send any refugees admitted to the U.S. back to their homeland.
“We’re friends, and I can take criticism”.
But, you know, it’s living in hell in Syria, there is no question about it. They are living in hell.
“People have to come into our country legally, they have to do it”, he said.