Trump: Go After Terrorists’ Wives Because They ‘Know What’s Happening’
On CBS’ Face the Nation, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said his administration would target the wives and families of known and suspected terrorists.
Trump compared the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center to Wednesday’s San Bernardino shooting, saying that he would have gone after the wives of the 9/11 terrorists.
“At least I would certainly go after the wives who absolutely knew it was happening, and I guess your definition of what I’d do, I’m going to leave that to your imagination,” he said.
As for San Bernardino, Trump said he didn’t believe shooter Syed Farook‘s sister Saira Khan, who previously told the press she had no idea why her brother and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, did what they did.
“I probably don’t believe the sister,” Trump told Face the Nation. “I would go after a lot of people and find out whether or not they knew. I’d be able to find out. Cause I don’t believe the sister.”
What Trump would do when going after the wives and family members of known and suspected terrorists, however, remains to be seen.
Check out the clip above, via CBS.
[h/t Talking Points Memo]
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