GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, under fire for not correcting a man at a New Hampshire town hall for attacking Muslims and accusing President Barack Obama of being one, said he loves Muslims and would consider putting one in his cabinet, CNN reports.
Trump spoke before a high school homecoming event in Urbandale, Iowa, and was asked by a student about the issue.
“I consider Muslim Americans to be an important asset to our country and society. Would you consider putting one in your cabinet, or even on your ticket?” a student asked Trump.
“Oh, absolutely. No problem with that,” Trump responded.
A CNN reporter also asked Trump about the controversy outside the event.
“I love the Muslims. I think they’re great people,” Trump said. Read more at NEWSMAX.