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Trump Suggests He’d Be OK with U.S. Citizens Suspected of Terrorism Tried at Guantanamo

Donald Trump suggested in an interview today he would be fine with trying U.S. citizens in Guantanamo military commissions.

Trump told The Miami Herald‘s Patricia Mazzei that he wants a “very safe place to keep” radical Islamic terrorists, and he went after President Obama for “allowing a lot of people out of Guantanamo that shouldn’t be released.”

When Mazzei asked if he would try to get the military commissions to try U.S. citizens, Trump said, “I would say they could be tried there, that’d be fine.”

There have been Americans held in Gitmo before because of the government classifying them as enemy combatants, including Yaser Hamdi.

Watch Trump above, via the Miami Herald.

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