Obama Says U.S. “Blessed with Muslims,” Condemns Donald Trump
Pres. Obama takes veiled swipe at Trump in statement celebrating holy month of Ramadan. https://t.co/DzdqkcCsX1 pic.twitter.com/TtKWyAqNqY— ABC News (@ABC) June 6, 2016
From Town Hall:
Obama’s speech regarding Ramadan, the monthlong holiday observed by Muslims through fasting during daylight hours, did not mention Donald Trump by name, but clearly seemed to be directed towards the Republican nominee.
“Here in the United States, we are blessed with Muslim communities as diverse as our nation itself. There are those whose heritage can be traced back to the very beginning of our nation, as well as those who have only just arrived,” he said.
In an official statement on the eve of Ramadan, an Islamic holy month, Barack Obama said the United States would continue to welcome Muslim refugees despite “voices that seek to divide us.”