Hillary Clinton says 'This Threat Is Real,' Calls for Resolve

Hillary Clinton spoke out about the blasts this weekend in New York and New Jersey.
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Transcript for Hillary Clinton says 'This Threat Is Real,' Calls for Resolve
I want to start by offering my full support to our state local and federal law enforcement as they continue. To respond to the attacks CNN. New York New Jersey and Minnesota. And bring those responsible to justice. I've talked with that Mir to block CO. Our team has been in close touch with authorities in New York. We know they're doing everything they possibly can to keep us safe in this dangerous situation. I've also spoken to the governor of Minnesota. Americans will act how are we will prevail. We will defend our country and we will defeat the evil twisted ideology of the terrorists. Let us be vigilant but not afraid. We have faced threats before. If you see something or you hear something reported immediately. To local law enforcement authorities. I know we will meet this new danger with the same courage and vigilance. Reach is resolved not fear. We will not turn on each other or undermine our values will stand together because we are stronger together in the face of this threat. And every other challenge. But let us remember there are millions. And millions of naturalized citizens in America from all over the world. There are millions of law abiding peaceful Muslim Americans. This is the kind of challenge that law enforcement. Can be and is prepared to address namely going after anyone who would threaten the United States. On self I am absolutely. In favor of and have long been an advocate for. Tough vetting for making sure that we don't let people into this country and not just people who come here. To settled but we need a better visa system let's remember what happened on 9/11 these were not refugees. Who got into airplanes and attacked our city and our country. So let's not. Get diverted and distracted by the kind ad campaign rhetoric we hear coming from the other side this is a serious challenge. We are well equipped to meet it. And we can do so in keeping with Smart law enforcement. Good intelligence in. In concert with our values we know that a lot of the rhetoric we've heard from Donald Trump. Has been seized on by terrorists in particular crisis. Hot because they are looking to make this into a war against Islam. Rather than a war against jihadist. Violent terrorists people who number in that maybe tens of thousands not that. Tens of millions. They want to use that to recruit. More fighters to their cause by turning it into. A religious. Conflict. That's why I've been very clear we're going after the bad guys and we're gonna get them but we're not going to go after an entire religion. And give ice is exactly what it's wanting in order for them to enhance their position. Secondly. We know that Donald Trump's comments. Have been used online for recruitment of terrorist. We heard that from. Former CIA director Michael Hayden. Who made it a very clear point when he said Donald Trump is being used as eight recruiting sergeant. For the terrorists. We also know from the former head of our Counterterrorism Center Matt Olson. Odd that the kinds. Rhetoric and language that mr. trump has used. Is giving aid and comfort to our adversaries.

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