McMaster hints at break from Trump campaign rhetoric on 'radical Islamic terrorism'

George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with White House National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster.
3:00 | 05/20/17

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Transcript for McMaster hints at break from Trump campaign rhetoric on 'radical Islamic terrorism'
He said the president wants to send this measure of hope and tolerance to the Muslim world we know he has to speak speech as well during the campaign he was very tough for what he consistently called radical Islamic. Terrorism. So will issue we expect not to hear. That phrase in the speech I think what what the president does is he listens to people. He listens to people in the region a big part of businesses in America just on transmit here. In the in the Middle East this is the president asking questions listening learning. Of course the president will call whatever he wants to call it. But I think it's important that whatever we call it we recognize. That these are not religious people and in fact these enemies of all civilization what they want to do is is to cloak. They're criminal behavior under under this false idea of a some kind of a religious war but I think what the president will point out is the vast majority. The vast majority of victims from these people. Our muscles. And of course the Muslim world is very cognizant of that having borne witness to an experienced directly. This humanitarian catastrophe that's going on across a greater Middle East and beyond.

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