In the first major foreign policy speech of his presidency, Trump’s tone was notably softer than the harsh rhetoric about Islam that characterized his election campaign. Reading from prepared remarks, he spoke of the “peace and tolerance of all faiths” and praised the Middle East’s beauty and culture.
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If we do not get tough and smart real fast, we are going to have a president who has never said the words ‘I am an overstuffed puffer fish deliberately targeting a religious group in order to increase my Twitter following.’