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McCollum Statement on Trump Anti-Muslim Tweets Endangering AmericansMcCollum Statement on Trump Anti-Muslim Tweets Endangering Americans

November 30, 2017
Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement after it was reported that the State Department warned the White House that President Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim Tweets put the safety of Americans at risk around the world:

“Yesterday, President Donald Trump used his Twitter account to spew bigoted, racist, and vile propaganda produced by the hate group Britain First. I condemn President Trump’s dangerous actions, which put Americans at risk, undermine our relationships with allies like the United Kingdom, and embolden our adversaries. Increasingly, it appears that President Trump’s erratic behavior and irrational decision making is jeopardizing our national security.

“When the President of the United States embraces and emboldens hate groups, at home or abroad, Congress must formally examine his fitness for office and his ability to continue to lead this great nation. President Trump must be held to account for his actions and his words.”