Clinton OK Using Term ‘Radical Islamism’ for Orlando Attack

Hillary Clinton, responding to Republicans’ calls for her to say the words “radical Islam,” agreed on Monday that the term is an accurate description of violent extremist groups like ISIS, Yahoo! News reported.

“From my perspective, it matters what we do more than what we say,” the Democratic presidential candidate told CNN. “It mattered we got bin Laden, not what name we called him. I have clearly said we — whether you call it ‘radical jihadism’ or ‘radical Islamism’ — I’m happy to say either. I think they mean the same thing.”

Clinton was responding to Sunday morning’s shooting massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Forty-nine people died in the attack, which a man who reportedly had become “radicalized” committed, according to investigators.

Donald Trump, the apparent Republican presidential nominee, slammed Clinton and President Obama for not characterizing the incident as an example of “radical Islam.” The billionaire businessman demanded the president’s resignation and called on the former secretary of state to drop out of the White House race.

Trump, referring to the FBI’s investigation of a private email server Clinton used while heading the State Department, remarked Monday morning on CBS: “She’s afraid to offend her boss because she doesn’t want to go jail.”

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