Trump Trots Out Bogus San Bernardino Myth That Smears Muslim Americans


Donald Trump responded to a debate question Sunday night voicing concerns about Islamophobia by repeating a debunked smear about Muslim Americans.

A Muslim American audience members had asked a question about discrimination against Muslim Americans. Trump initially responded by saying that Islamophobia was a “shame,” but then returned to a theme of his campaign: that Muslim Americans are not reporting radicals in their midst.

In particular, Trump leaned on a repeatedly proven falsehood about the San Bernardino attack: that "many people" saw bombs in open view in the apartment of the attackers ahead of time.

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