'Trump running for President as a fascist demagogue,' O'Malley tweets, an initial in a tide of extensive condemnation of Trump's proposal; yet Republican candidate unfazed through critics: 'I don't care,' he tells supporters at south Carolina rally.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.Credit: AP
Republican presidential front-runner Donald trumped on Monday dubbed for a half on Muslims start the United says in the many dramatic response by a candidate yet to a shooting spree last main by two Muslims who the FBI said were radicalized. 


Trump's "statement on preventing Muslim immigration" attracted fierce criticism from several of his rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, every one of whom have been trying to find ways to knock him out of the lead. 


Withering reaction flowed in from former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Ohio Governor john Kasich, Senator lindsay Graham of south Carolina and brand-new Jersey Governor chris Christie. 


The billionaire developer and also former truth TV star, who frequently uses racially charged rhetoric, referred to as for a complete shutdown that Muslims beginning the country "until our country's to represent can figure out what is walk on." 


"Until we space able to determine and understand this problem and also the dangerous risk it poses, our nation cannot it is in the victim of horrendous assaults by people that think only in Jihad, and have no sense of reason or respect for person life," trump said. 


Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, inquiry in an e-mail if the shutdown would apply specifically to immigration or more broadly to college student visas, tourists, and other travelers to the united States, replied: "Everyone." 


Trump go farther than other Republican candidates, who have variously referred to as for a suspension that a plan by Obama to lug into the United says as many as 10,000 Syrian refugees fleeing your country's polite war and displacement through Islamic State militants. 


Ibraham Hooper, director of the the supervisory board on American-Islamic Relations, had a blistering an answer to Trump's demand. 


"We're entering into the realm of the fascist now," that said. "It need to be mental not only to American Muslims, but it have to be psychic to all Americans that the top Republican presidential candidate would problem essentially a fascist statement favor this." 


White home spokesman mock Earnest said MSNBC the Trump is "seeking come tap right into a darker side, a darker element, and try to beat on people's fear in bespeak to develop support because that his campaign." Obama on Sunday night in one Oval Office deal with had dubbed for american to it is in tolerant of other citizens regardless of their religion. 


Democratic presidential candidate young name O'Malley was the first to reaction on Twitter, calling trump card a fascist: ".
realdonaldtrump clears all doubt: the is to run for President together a fascist demagogue. " Condemnation from the other autonomous candidates likewise followed, through Hillary Clinton call Trump's proposal "reprehensible, prejudiced and also divisive" and Bernie Sanders saying that "Demagogues transparent our background have check to divide us based upon race, gender, sexual orientation or country of origin."


Trump recognized the backlash to his proposal at a rally in southern Carolina, admitting the his arrangement is "probably no politically correct." However, the added: "I don't care," CNN reported.


Jewish groups blasted Trump's proposal. The Anti-Defamation organization sharply criticize Trump's statement, saying that a plan that "singles the end Muslims and also denies castle entry to the U.S. Based on their religion is deep offensive and also runs contrary to our nation’s deepest values."


"In the Jewish community, we understand all too well what can occur when a particular religious group is singled the end for stereotyping and scapegoating," the ADL statement added.


The American Jewish Committee’s director, David Harris, detailed the timing of Trump’s statement, which referred to as for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the joined Statee,” coincident v the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.


“As Jews that are currently observing Hanukkah, a holiday that celebrates a small spiritual minority’s best to live unmolested, we space deeply disturbed by the nativist racism natural in the candidate’s recent remarks,” Harris said. “You don’t should go earlier to the Hanukkah story to view the horrific results of spiritual persecution; spiritual stereotyping the this sort has actually been make the efforts often, inevitably with disastrous results.”


Other Jewish groups condemning the comments included J Street, bend the Arc, the nationwide Jewish autonomous Council and JAC, a Jewish political activity committee.


To assistance his proposal, trumped pointed come data native the conservative think tank center for Security plan indicating that a 4 minutes 1 of Muslims in a poll assumed violence versus Americans was justified. 


The center's president, frank Gaffney Jr., has been critical of Muslims in America, and also the southern Poverty law Center, a civil rights group, calls him "one that America's most notorious Islamaphobes." 


Senator Graham tweeted the Trump has "gone indigenous making absurd comment to gift downright dangerous with his bombastic rhetoric." 


"This is just more of the outrageous divisiveness that characterizes his every breath and also another reason why that is entirely unsuited to lead the joined States," stated Kasich. 


A spokesman for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, Doug Watts, stated Carson did not believe that religion should be a litmus test for entry come the country but said anyone visiting the joined States have to be monitored during their stay, saying that is the case in numerous countries. 


Trump's recent comments followed a speech by U.S. Chairman Barack Obama, in which he claimed that a shooting at mountain Bernardino the left 14 dead was an "act of terror designed to death innocent people," but warned the Americans "cannot turn against one an additional by letting this fight be characterized as a war between America and Islam".


After Obama's speech, trump tweeted: "Is the all over there is? We need a new President – FAST!" In a following tweet, Trump criticize Obama for "refusing come say (he just can't to speak it), that we room at WAR with RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISTS."


Last month, trump voiced assistance for developing a causing obligation database to monitor Muslims in the unified States. "I would absolutely implement that. Absolutely," Trump told an NBC News reporter in between campaign events in Newton, Iowa, follow to video clip posted ~ above MSNBC.com.

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He said Muslims would certainly be signed up at "different places," adding: "It's all about management." Asked whether registering would be mandatory, trump responded: "They have to be."


Trump's aim is to bolster his position among conservative voter who have kept the atop opinion polls of Republican voters for months to the allude that establishment Republicans stress he could win the nomination and also do so poorly in the general election next November that Republicans might not only shed the White residence but also control that Congress. 


A Reuters-Ipsos poll last week found that 51 percent the Americans check out Muslims life in the United says the exact same as any type of other community, if 14.6 percent are typically fearful. 


Republicans were more likely 보다 Democrats to support very closely monitoring employee (64 percent contrasted with 43 percent) or closing ones through suspected extremist ties (69 percent come 48 percent). 


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