Donald Trump on Sunday criticized President Obama and Hillary Clinton for refusing to “even say the words ‘radical Islam’” in response to the mass shooting in Orlando and called on both of them to step out of their public roles as a result.
The presumptive Republican nominee also said he predicted the attack was going to happen, raising anew his controversial ideas about blocking immigration from the Middle East.
What has happened in Orlando is just the beginning. Our leadership is weak and ineffective. I called it and asked for the ban. Must be tough
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 12, 2016
“Because our leaders are weak, I said this was going to happen, and it is only going to get worse,” Trump said in a statement released Sunday afternoon.
“I am trying to save lives and prevent the next terrorist attack. We can’t afford to be politically correct anymore.”
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