In fact, he's made these kinds of statements before, and changed his mind.
Trump has enough bombast for one ticket. Let's just hope he means the things he says.
What Gringrich says here is ONLY because Trump has opened up the discussion to such an extent here in America.
Sharia is sedition. Any new immigrant who commits sedition against the United States SHOULD be deported. Any established American citizen who commits sedition should be imprisoned and perhaps put to death.
That's only sensible.
But we lived in suicidally insensible times.
Newt: “Let me be as blunt as I can be. Western civilization is in a war. Frankly, test every person here who is of a Muslim background and if they believe in Sharia they should be deported. Sharia is incompatible with Western civilization. Modern Muslims who have given up Sharia, glad to have them as citizens. Perfectly happy to have them next door. But we need to be fairly relentless about defining who our enemies are. Anybody who goes on a website that favors ISIS or Al-Qaeda or terrorist groups that should be a felony.”
Pence: "Calls to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. are offensive and unconstitutional