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Hillary Clinton chides Trump on remarks about Obama, Muslims.

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Friday criticized her rival from the Republican Party, Donald Trump, for failing to correct an incorrect assertion that U.S. President Barack Obama was a Muslim.

At his campaign event Thursday in New Hampshire, a man suggested that President was a Muslim and that he was not even American, according to a report by The Guardian. The questioner apparently expressed hatred toward the Muslim community in the United States.

According to the report, Trump dodged the question and responded as vaguely as humanly possible.

Donald Trump not denouncing false statement about POTUS and hateful rhetoric about Muslims is disturbing, and just plain wrong, Clinton tweeted. POTUS is a term used for the President of the United States.

Conspiracy theories have long focused around the fact that Obama's Kenyan father was a Muslim, though the president is a practicing Christian, the report observed.

Questions about Obama's religion were also raised during the last presidential election and at the time Obama's rival candidate from the Republican, John McCain, had refused to agree with a questioner who had said that Obama was an Arab.

McCain had at the time said that Obama was a decent family and citizen of the United States.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 19, 2015
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