Rand Paul Rips Trump: Does He Want Some Kind of ‘Religious Czar’ for Muslims?
Trump still believed in the latter, but today he has continued to muddy the waters with his answer to a question about creating a database for all Muslims.
Paul told CBS’ John Dickerson that surveilling individual Muslims is fine if the government considers them a threat, but we should “absolutely not” be targeting mosques.
He called out Marco Rubio on the issue too. Rubio, in fairness, did not make a call as explicitly as Trump did, he only said that “any facility that’s being used to radicalize and inspire attacks against the United States, should be a place that we look at.”
Paul said the only way to fulfill what Trump and Rubio want is with a “religious czar,” which would be “inconsistent with our freedom.”
Watch above, via CBS.
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