Minnesota Lawmaker Condemns Trump’s Silence over Mosque Bombing

HeadlineAug 11, 2017

In Minnesota, Democratic Congressmember Keith Ellison on Thursday condemned President Trump for not speaking out about Saturday’s attack on the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington—an act Minnesota’s governor condemned as terrorism. Speaking to the AP, Rep. Ellison said of Trump’s silence, “It suggests that his oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, including the right to equal protection under the law, only extends to people who meet certain racial and religious criteria.”

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