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President Barack Obama spoke moments ago, and went in on Donald Trump for his proposal of a ban on Muslims entering the country, saying the suggestion violates the principles of American democracy. He called it “yapping” from “politicians who tweet.”

President Obama was also very against using the term “radical Islamic terrorism,” and had quite a lot to say about it.

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“What exactly would using this language accomplish? What exactly would it change? Would it make ISIL less committed to try and kill Americans? Would it bring in more allies? Is there a military strategy that is served by this? The answer is none of the above. Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away. The men and women who put their lives at risk and the Special Forces I ordered to get bin Laden and are now on the ground in Iraq and in Syria — they know full well who the enemy is. So do the intelligence and law enforcement officers who spent countless hours disrupting plots. And protecting all Americans, including politicians who tweet, and appear on cable news shows. They know what the nature of the enemy is. So there’s no magic to the phrase ‘radical Islam.’ It’s a political talking point. This is a political distraction.”

President Obama also called for Congress to pass tougher gun laws and the renewal of the assault weapons ban.

Watch the video here.