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Ex-Navy SEAL: Trump Not Reneging on Muslim Ban

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By    |   Thursday, 12 May 2016 08:52 PM

Donald Trump is not walking back his pledge to ban Muslims from entering the United States if he wins the White House — he's just "moving down to what the problem is," which is Syrian refugees, former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie told Newsmax TV on Thursday.

"That whole ban was a broad statement to cover an initial problem," Higbie told "The Steve Malzberg Show" in an interview. "He said: 'Look, the problem I believe is Islam as a whole.

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"Great. OK. Now we've narrowed it down to what a closer problem is, the Syrian refugees," he continued. "So, he's reconsidered the ban.

"He's moving down to what the problem is — and as we get more fine-tuned, we can take this down to something that's actually really easily enforceable and really good for the American public.

"But look, the Muslim ban was an initial idea for him to just try to protect the American people."

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Donald Trump is not walking back his pledge to ban Muslims from entering the United States if he wins the White House - he's just "moving down to what the problem is," which is Syrian refugees, former Navy SEAL Carl Higbie told Newsmax TV on Thursday.
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