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are considered to be universal donors. >> good thing to do, wherever you are in the country. >> certainly. a good reminder. >> great working with you today in such a horrific story. good reporting coming out of it. >> thanks for joining us today. "the real story" with gretchen starts now. thanks. knocks news alert. fbi going through the orlando shooter's electronics as we speak, and we're learning now more about the 911 calls that he made during the attack on the gay nightclub that left 49 people dead. hi, everyone. i've gretchel carlson. this is "the real story" for a money. we're getting new video the moment the s.w.a.t. team entered the club with guns blazing. it's a bit graphic. listen to this. k" [ rapid gunfire ] >> and the fbi now confirming another disturbing detail, that the shooter actually called
police multiple times during that attack. >> he made 911 calls from the club during the attack at about 2:30 in the morning, sunday morning, and there were three different calls. he called and he hung up. he called again and spoke briefly with the dispatcher and then he hung up and then the dispatcher called him back again, and they spoke briefly so there were three total calls. >> meantime, donald trump set to give a big speech for the first time since the shooting. that will happen 30 minutes right from now right here on "the real story." first throw a breakdown of what we know right now. this is an ongoing criminal investigation. the fbi has found another weapon in the shooter's vehicle, the third to be traced back to him. and nearly all of the victims have now been identified with 36 victims' next of kin notified. fox team correspondent. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge standing by but let's begin with phil keating outside the shooter's
home in fortt pierce, florida. what more do we know about the suspect today. >> reporter: omar mateen, puzzling figure, father of a young child, 29 years old, born to new york to parents who emgreated decades ago from afghanistan and his his ex-wife and former co-worker describe him as hot headed with an explosive temper, a bigot, homophobic and racist. fbi agents completed processing omar mateen's apartment this morning and from the back side of the apartment you can see inside just a bit. family pictures on the wall, a barbell on the floor, disney toys and a helium minions balloon still floating, presumably for his 3-year-old son or a child of his girlfriend's. the fbi says mateen recently bought at least two of those three weapons at this gun shop, st. lucie shooting center which is making no comment to the media. the gun shop just about eight miles away from his apartment.
fbi agents seizing bags and bags of evidence from inside mateen's place overnight, both physical and electronic evidence, including a laptop. mateen's father who lives in nearbyport st. lucie says he saw no indication that his son was planning this horrific massacre. >> as a father, i don't approve of that. again, i repeat myself. what he did was act of terrorist. even if he was my son i don't approve of anyone doing such a thing in the homeland. this is home, this is my home. i cannot tell you why, why he did do such act. this is against the principle of me and the whole family. >> reporter: while the fbi and the president of the united states, president obama, today addressing the media and the public at large saying so far all.
evidence indicates there was no direct planning by isis to control mateen's actions. however, perhaps opportunistically islamic radio overseas praising what mateen did calling him one of the soldiers of the american caliphate. >> no surprise there, phil. new details about the killer and path to radicalization. head of the fbi saying omar mateen was likely inspired by foreign terrorist organizations and that's what we'll talk with to chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge. what did we learn about that meeting from the 911 call? >> reporter: fbi director, gretchen, really put more detail in play about the three 911 calls. he told reporters that they began at about 2:30, a half hour into the attack. omar mateen called 911 and hung up. then he called back a second time. he spoke very briefly and then it was the dispatcher who made
that third call to omar mateen, and in the course of the three phone calls the shooter tied himself to two terrorist groups isis as well as al qaeda. here's director comby. >> during the calls he said he was doing this for the leader of isil who he named and pledged loyalty to, but he also appeared to claim solidarity with the perpetrators of the boston marathon bombing and solidarity with a florida man who died as a suicide bomber in syria for al nusra front, a group in conflict with the so-called islamic state. >> okay. so that american suicide bomber was allied with al qaeda and so were the tsarnaev brothers who were followers of the american cleric anwar al awlaki and this dual pledge creates a somewhat confusing picture as to what his motivation truly was. gretchen? >> a lot of talk in the last 24 hours he was under investigation
by the fbi, that they spoke to him at least once, twice, maybe more. what else did you learn about that today? >> well, the fbi director gave us a very detailed breakdown of the bureau's contact with omar mateen. first of all, in 2013, they opened a full investigation in may of that year after his co-workers at a courthouse reported that he said he had family ties to al qaeda, that he was a member of a shia terrorism group and that he hoped law enforcement would raid his home and assault his wife so he could retaliate as a suicide attacker. in the course of the interview the fbi employed fbi informants, did surveillance and did two in-person interviews with omar mateen. at the end of ten months it was closed. would i note during the ten months omar mateen was on a watch list, and if he had tried to buy weapons during that period, it would have been flagged to fbi investigators. shortly after that investigation
closed in 2014 omar mateen's name surfaced in a second separate investigation of this florida man who became a suicide bomber for al qaeda and syria. this is the same guy that he expressed cole date for in the 911 call. someone at the mosque. they all went to the same one in florida, said that mateen was a follower of anwar al awlaki, the american cleric tied to so many attacks, including ft. hood. he was interviewed again and then the matter was closed and no further action was taken, so to say he was on the fbi's radar is really an understatement, gretchen. >> yeah. no doubt. great job, thank you. for more on all of this let's talk to jillian turner, she severed on the staff of the white house national security council under president bush and obama and chat suite is a former cia and homeland security official and what jumps out at
me, jillian, when i'm listening to catherine herridge's reporting do you think mateen knew he was off the watch list by the fbi and that's why he knew he could go and get weapons and why he decided to do this attack when they knew they weren't looking at him anymore? >> it sounds like that's a very likely possibility. he sort of got the sense, you know, surveillance had been loosened up so he had a great opportunity to move forward with a plan, but i would also point out it's very important for the american people when they are learning about this to keep in mind that from my perspective and certainly from a counterterrorism perspective there's a very dig difference between an attack inside the united states that was planned, executed and funded by isis headquarters in racca and one that was carried out by an american individual who claims allegiance to the organization. very big gap and that means to be taken into account here. what do you mean by that? >> i mean the way that we approach this. the way that the american law enforcement intelligence
communities approach this is very different. these two alternative scenarios and in one a sort of 9/11-style attack that's executed by a foreign terrorist organization on u.s. soil. it's a lot more easy, especially in hind sights, it's a lot easier to trace the source and trace the methods and motivations. when it comes to sort avalone wolf attacker as we're seeing here with mr. mateen it's much more difficult to trace back the steps. >> i guess so, but, chad, weigh in here, because they had this guy under investigation. i mean, i'm -- i don't know if the fbi dropped the ball or not. that's up for you guys to tell me that, but it seems like, you know, they have open investigations in every -- in all the states. they have got a huge task ahead of them, but they were looking at this guy. >> gretchen, yeah. it's always hard. i think we can all be armchair quarterbacks with the bureau, but when you look at their track record they have had a phenomenal success rate. reality is they have to be right 100% of the time and the terrorists have to be right 1% of the time. as jillian said, too, lone
wolves are extraordinarily hard to detect because of their low level signature but in this case, i'll agree with you, gretchen, a lot of congressional inquiry, as there should be, on looking at this in more detail and one thing i'll point out, if you look at this pattern that we see over and again with the lone wolves, the united states has been fortunate that we haven't had, as jillian said, the attacks like we saw in paris or mumbai where those were orchestrated and you have a successive kill chain where you have multiple opportunities to intercept signatures. >> yeah. >> in this case i would say, gretchen, there's opportunities to continue to monitor somebody that's complaint with the law. open social media monitoring after a case like this is something that we need to have a national conversation on. >> yeah. >> and it's something that i hope your reporting will help us cover. >> well. thank you for that, but i think people watching right now are thinking this is the biggest mass killing in united states history and to just say that it's a lone wolf thing, that maybe we couldn't follow, i mean, it doesn't -- it doesn't
look well for the future of this country if we don't figure out how to take care of this. jillian and chad, i'm sorry, got to wrap it there. thank you much for your expertise. >> thank you. time now for my take. whenever we're forced to bring you news about a terrible tragedy and the ever increasingly dangerous world to live in. hard to find anything positive to tell you about, but today we're going to do that and tell you about the goodness of people in the face of horror. take a look. this is josh mcgill, who after hearing gunshots inside the pulse bar ran how the into the back parking lot where he saw a victim limping and mumbling. the victim was 27-year-old bartender rodney sumpter shot in both arms, but then mcgill discovered a third gunshot wound in sumpter's back so what did josh do. he took off his shirt and applied as much pressure as he could and found the closest police officer who rushed them both to the hospital. the police officer told mcgill to give the victim a bear hug for the ride to try and stop the
bleeding in his back as much as possible. during the ride to keep sumpter conscious mcgill also asked him if he could pray with him saying stick with me, you're going to be fine. i promise you, everything is going to be okay. sumpter, the father of two, is now going to live and now has the goodness and kindness of a man named josh mcgill to thank. how is this going to play out politically? moments ago hillary clinton had this to say about the equipment that the police had access to for the orlando terror attack. >> in orlando, at least one police officer was shot in the head. thankfully his life was saved by a kevlar helmet. >> but it was president obama who with a simple executive order restricted a pentagon program that gave local law enforcement equipment like the
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to help stop the orlando shooter, police used highly sophisticated equipment originally designed for military, and that is sparking renewed debate now over whether local police forces should actually have access to t.officers in orlando used this on your screen there, armored vehicle called a bearcat to set off a controlled detonation to initially distract the shooter and create the holes needed to gain access to the club, as you can see on your screen. but an executive order from the president last year restricted transfers of equipment like that from the pentagon to local police forces. one democratic congressman from california says he thinks in situations like this
military-type equipment does save lives. >> i want local police forces to have these types of vehicles when they are trained and use them responsibly and situations like this show why they are important. now we've seen abuses, you know, across the country with untrained departments but this is a case, where, again, thank good for the place who went in there facing those bullets flying at them. >> joining me now david katz, ceo of global security group and former firearms instructor at quantico and former senior special agent at the dea. what would have happened, david, if they didn't have the bearcat, the armored-look tank, if they didn't, have you know, the kind of equipment that they could put on their own bodies to keep themselves safe? what might have happened? >> there's no question more victims inside the club are dead and more police officers trying to save those victims are also dead. people aren't bulletproof and the idea that we're somehow -- that this militarization of the police force, this is ideology
over reality. police officers, police departments have used body armor for decades, armored vehicles for decade, and for one reason. human beings can't stop bullets. these items prevent pulls from entering your body. there's nothing more to it than that. >> they created the hole they could gain access to pulse, the bar and can come in closer because they are inside and protected, right, and then they have on this type of equipment, these pictures. a s.w.a.t. team member with the orange county sheriff's department wearing armor over an olive green suit that includes a throat protect ore. does this look like militarization, maybe, but is that what we need in 2016 when we're having these kinds of attacks? >> a couple points. number one, police officers have been wearing vests until -- since the late '60s, early '70s, does that qualify at militarization. i don't think anyone would say yes so all that vest is a heavier version, number one, covers more of the body and allows you to carry ceramic
plates. why do you need those, because the soft body armor most officers wear don't stop rifle bullets. the plates do. >> also about the helmets. >> saved an officer's life. >> saved the officer's life. there it is right there. now, that could be seen as some sort of a militarization so police officers should not have that. there's been an uproar by some police departments. some sheriffs have said we're not sending this stuff back. are they right? >> absolutely they are right. show me one instance where a police department has tried to somehow deprive people of their civil liberties by using this equipment. there is none. if you think of it this way, absent that helmet, that officer is dead. that officer's family is burying him in a couple days from now. the wife has no husband and the children have no father. is that what these people are advocating? it's bizarre. all this, for example, the armored vehicles. that's usually takes the brunt of this discussion. it is a metal box or ceramic box that stops rifle bullets. that's all it does. it allows you to get close.
it allows to you remove wounded officers and in this case wounded civilians and most importantly allows you to get close with safety so you can do your job and take this guy out which is exactly what they did. there's nothing more. anyone who argues -- look, i have a son. he learned this -- he learned last year in a college class that the police department exists to subgy gate minorities and militarization is one step towards fascism. a bizarre ideology of what people have no concept of what's going on and what this equipment is being tuesdayed for. >> saw how it police department out and help keep people alive in orlando. thank you. >> absolutely. no problem. >> the orlando target had his sights set on a much bigger target and what he may have done after the 9/11 attacks. plus, reaction to the attack poring in from donald trump and hillary clinton with very different calls to action. >> if you channel that anxiety into awareness, you can live
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face with several students watching. mateen's father said last night if his son were still here he would ask him why he opened fire in that nightclub. gretchen? >> scary revelations. trace, thank you. so an orlando hospital reporting several shooting victims are in, quote, grave condition now. we'll have an update for you from the hospital. plus, we're minutes away from donald trump's first speech since the tragedy in orlando. trump didn't hold back after the san bernardino shootings so what is he going to say just moments from now? you don't want to miss it. >> they cannot believe president obama is acting the way he acts and can't even mention the words radical islamic terrorism. there's something going on. it's inconceivable. my belly pain and constipation?
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fox news alert. donald trump is speaking right now to an audience in new hampshire. he just started. here he is. >> in these very, very troubled times of radical islamic terrorism. even a former secret service service agent who has seen her under pressure and in times of press has state that had she lacks the temperament and integrity to be our president. there will be plenty of opportunity to discuss these important issues at a later time, and i will deliver that speech very, very soon. but today there is only one thing to discuss, the growing threat of terrorism inside of our borders. the attack on the pulse nightclub in orlando, florida, was the worst terrorist strike on our soil since september 11th, and the worst mass shooting in our country's
history. so many people, i mean, just hard to believe, but just so many people dead, so many people gravely injured. so much carnage. such a disgrace. the horror is beyond description. the families of these wonderful people are totally devastated, and they will be forever. likewise, our whole nation and indeed the whole world is devastated. we express our deepest sympathies to the victims, the wounded and their families. we mourn as one people for our nation's loss and pledge our support to any and all who need it. i would like to ask now that we all observe a moment of silence for the victims of this attack.
thank you. our nation stands together in solidarity with the members of orlando's lbgt community. they have been through something that nobody could ever experience. this is a very dark moment in america's history. a radical islamic terrorist targeted the nightclub, not only because he wanted to kill americans but in order to execute gay and lesbian citizens because of their sexual orientation. it's a strike at the heart and soul of who we are as a nation. it's an assault on the ability of free people to live their lives, love who they want and express their identity. it's an attack on the right of every single american to live in peace and safety in their own
country. we need to respond to this attack in america as one united people, with force, purpose and determination. but the current politically correct response cripples our ability to talk and to think and act clearly. we're not acting clearly. we're not talking clearly. we've got problems. if we don't get tough and if we don't get smart and fast, we're not going to have our country anymore. there will be nothing, absolutely nothing left. the killer whose name i will not use or ever say was born in afghan of afghan parents who immigrated to the united states. his father published support for the afghan taliban, a regime which murders those who don't share its radical views, and
they murdered plenty. the father even said he was running for president of afghanistan. the bottom line is that the only reason the killer was in america in the first place was because we allowed his family to come here. that is a fact and it's a fact we need to talk about. we have a dysfunctional immigration system which does not permit us to know who we let into our country, and it does not permit us to protect our citizens properly. we have an incompetent administration, and if i'm elected president, that will not change, i will tell you. that will the next four years. we have an administration that will not change, but if i get in there, it's going to change and that's going to change quickly. we're going from totally incompetent to just the opposite, believe me.
[ applause ] thank you. with 50 people dead and perhaps more ultimately and dozens more wounded, we cannot afford to talk around issues anymore. we have to address these issues head on. i called for a ban after san bernardino and was met with great scorn and anger, but now, many years, and i have to say, many years, but many are saying that i was right to do so and although the pause is temporary, we must find out what is going on. we have to do it. it will be lifted, this ban, when and as a nation we're in a position to properly and perfectly screen these people coming into our country. they are poring innance and we don't know what we're doing. the immigration laws of the united states give the president powers to suspend entry into the
country of any class of persons. now, any class, it really is determined and to be determined by the president. for the interests of the united states and it's as he or she dream appropriate. hopefully it's he in this case. [ applause ] thank you. i will use this power to protect the american people. when i'm elected, i will suspend immigration from areas of the world where there is a proven history of terrorism against the united states, europe or our allies until we fully understand how to end these threats. after a full -- [ applause ] thank you. and by the way, we have no
choice. after full and partial long overdue security assessments we'll develop a responsible immigration policy that serves the interests and values of america. [ applause ] we cannot continue to allow thousands upon thousands of people to pore into our country, many of who have the same thought process as this savage killer. many of the principles of radical islam is incompatible with western values and institutions. remember this. radical islam is anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-american. i refuse to allow america to become a place where gay people,
christian people, jewish people, are targets of persecution and intimidation by radical islamic preachers of hate and violence. [ applause ] this is not just a national security issue. it's a quality of life issue. if we want to protect the quality of life for all americans, women and children, gay and straight, jews and christians and all people, then we need to tell the truth about radical islam and we need to do it now. [ applause ] we need to tell the truth also about how radical islam is coming to our shores and it's coming. with these people, folks, it's coming. we're importing radical islamic
terrorism into the west through a failed immigration system and through an intelligence community held back by our president. even our own fbi director has admitted that we cannot effectively check the backgrounds of people we're letting into america. all of the september 11th hijackers were issued visas. large numbers of somali refugees in minnesota have tried to join isis. the boston bombers came here through political asylum. the male shooter in san bernardino, again whose name i will not mention, was the child of immigrants from pakistan and he brought his wife, the other terrorist, from saudi arabia through another one of our easily exploited visa programs. immigration from afghanistan
into the united states has increased nearly fivefold, fivefold in just one year. according ining to pew researcf people in afghanistan support oppressive sharia law. we admit many more and that's just the way it is. we admit many more from other countries in the region, and i'll tell you what, they share these oppressive views and values. we want to remain a free and open society and if we do, then we have to control our borders. we have to control, and we have to control them now, not later, right now. [ applause ] thank you. yet hillary clinton for months and despite so many attacks repeatedly refused to even say the words radical islam until i
challenged her yesterday and guess what. she will probably say them. she sort of has said them, but let's see what happens. she really has no choice, but she doesn't want to. however, she's really been forced and she has been forced to say these words. she supports, and the reason is, she supports so much of what is wrong and what is wrong with this country and what's going wrong with our country and our borders. she has no clue, in my opinion, what radical islam is, and she won't speak honestly about it if she does in fact know. she's in total denial, and her continuing reluctance to ever name the enemy broadcasts weakness across the entire world, true weakness. i don't know if you know this, but just a few weeks before san bernardino, the slaughter,
that's what it was, a slautser. hillary clinton explained her refusal to say the words radical islam. here is what she said exact quote. muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism. that is hillary clinton. so she says the solution is to ban guns. they tried that in france which has among the toughest gun laws anywhere in the world and 130 people were brutally murdered by islamic terrorists in cold blood. her plan is to disarm law-abiding americans, abolishing the second amendment and leaving only the bad guys and terrorists with guns. no good. not going to happen, folks. not going to happen. not going to happen. [ applause ] thank you.
she wants to take away americans' guns and then admit the very people who want to slaughter us. let them come into the country. we don't have guns. let them come in. let them have all the fun they want. i will be meeting with the nra which has given me their earliest endorsement in a presidential race to discuss how to ensure americans have the means to protect themselves in this age of terror. i will be always defending the second amendment. [ applause ] thank you. the bottom line is that hillary supports policies that bring the threat of radical islam into america and allow it to grow overseas, and it is growing. in fact, hillary clinton'scal c
immigration plan will bring more immigration into this country, threatening not only our society but our entire way of life. when it comes to radical islamic terrorism, ignorance is not bliss. it's deadly, totally deadly. the obama administration with the support of hillary clinton and others has also damaged our security by restraining our intelligence-gathering and we have just no intelligence-gathering information. we need this information so badly and he stopped it. we don't have the support. we don't have the support of the law enforcement system because obama is not letting them do their job. they are not being allowed to do their job and they can do it well, better than anybody. we need a new leader. we need a new leader fast. [ applause ]
thank you. they have put political correctness above common sense, above your safety and above all else. i refuse to be politically correct. [ applause ] i want to do the right thing. i want to straighten things out, and i want to make america great again. the days of deadly ignorance will end, and they will end soon if i'm elected. as president, i will give our intelligence community, law enforcement and military, the tools they need to prevent terrorist attacks, that they don't have those tools now. we need an intelligence-gathering system second to none, second to none. that includes better cooperation
between state, local and federal officials and with our allies, very importantly. i will have an attorney general, a director of national intelligence and a secretary of defense who will know how to fight the war on radical islamic terrorism and they will have the support that they need to get the job done right, not like it is right now. it's not right. we also must ensure the american people are provided the information they need to understand the threat. the senate subcommittee on immigration has already identified hundreds of immigrants charged with terrorist activities inside the united states since september 11th. nearly a year ago the senate subcommittee asked president obama's department of justice, state and homeland security to
provide the immigration history of all terrorists inside the united states. these departments refused to comply. nobody even knows why. they refused to comply. president obama must release the full and complete immigration histories of all individuals implicated in terrorist activities of any kind since september 11th. so important. the public has a right to know how these people got here, how they came on to this great land. why are they here? [ applause ] we have to screen applicants to know whether they are affiliated with or supporting radical groups and beliefs, very simple. we have to control the amount of future immigration into this country, and we have to prevent large pockets of radicalization
from forming inside america. not complicated. every -- and just think of this. take a look. every single event, even a single individual, can be devastating, and all you have to do is take a look at what happened in orlando and what happened in other cases, just a single event, and just one person. can you imagine what they will do if large groups which we're allowing now to come here. truly our president doesn't know what he's doing. he's failed us, and he's failed us badly and under his leadership this situation will not get any better. it will only get worse, and i've been saying that for a long time. each year the united states permanently admits 100,000 immigrants from the middle east and many more from muslim
countries outside of the middle east. our government has been admitting ever growing numbers, year after year, without any effective plan for our own security. in fact, clinton's state department was in charge of admissions and the admission process for people applying to enter from overseas. having learned nothing from these attacks, she now plans to massively increase admission without a screening plan including a 500% increase in syrian refugees coming into our country. tell me. tell me how stupid is that. this could be a better, bigger, more horrible version than the legendary trojan horse ever was. all together under the clinton plan you'd be admitting hundreds of thousands of refugees from the middle east with no system to vet them or to prevent the
radicalization. children and their children. not only their children, by the way. they are trying to take over our children and convince them how w wonderful islam is, and we don't know what is happening. the burden is on hillary clinton to tell us why she believes immigration from these dangerous countries should be increased without any effective system to really screen. we're not screening people. so why don't we have an effective screening system? we don't. we're being laughed at all over the world. the burden is on hillary clinton to tell us why we should admit anyone into our country who supports violence of any kind against gay and lesbian americans, the burden is on hillary clinton to tell us how she will pay for it, her plan will cost hundreds of billions of dollars long term.
wouldn't this be money better spent rebuilding america for our current population, including the many poor people already living here. we have cities, we have inner cities, we have poverty all over, and this is how we're spending billions of dollars. we have to stop the tremendous flow of syrian refugees into the united states. we don't know who they are. they have no documentation. and we don't know what they're planning, and we won't. unless we have proper supervision and proper leadership. in which case, they're out of here. what i want -- what i want is common sense. want a mainstream immigration policy that promotes american values. that's a choice i put before the american people. a mainstream immigration policy designed to benefit america or hillary clinton's radical
immigration policy, design signed to benefit politically correct special interests. that's all it is. we have to get smart and tough and vigilant, and we've got to do it now, because later is too late. going to be too late for our country. the media talks about homegrown terrorism but islamic radicalism -- and that's a very, very important term, a term that the president refuses to use -- and the networks that nurture it are imports from overseas whether you like it or don't like it. yes, there are many radicalized people already inside our country as a result of poor policies of the past. but the whole point is we will be much, much -- it will be easier to deal with our current problem if we don't keep on bringing people who add to thepe doing. we're letting all of these people, hundreds of thousands of
people, come in, and all they're doing is adding to this incredible problem we have. for instance, the controversy mosque attend by the boston bombers had as is founder an immigrant from overseas, charged in an assassination plot. this shooter, and amazingly, in orlando, was the child of an immigrant father who supported one of the most represssive regimes on earth. why would we admit people who support violent hatred. hillary clinton can never claim to be a friend of the gay community as long as she continues to support immigration policies that bring islamic extremist to our country and who suppress women, gays, and anyone else who doesn't share their views or values.
she can't have it both ways. she can't climb be supportive of these communities while trying to increase the number of people coming in who want to oppress these same communities. how does this kind of immigration make our lives better? how does this kind of immigration make our country better? why does hillary clinton want to bring people in, invast numbers, who reject our values. why? explain. ask yourself, who is really the friend of women and the lgbt community? donald trump, with action, or hillary clinton, with her words. i will tell you who the better friend is. and some day, i believe that will be proven out bigly. [applause]
and by the way, the lgbt community is just -- what's happened to them is just so sad, and to be thinking about where their policies are currently with this administration is a disgrace to that community, i will tell you right now. clinton wants to allow radical-timummic terroristses to pour into our country. they enslave women and murder gays. don't want them in our country. immigration is a privilege and we should not let anyone in this done two doesn't support all of our communities. america has admitted four times more immigrants than any country in the world, four times more. at least, because we don't even know who is coming in, and we continue to admit millions more with no real checks or scrutiny.
not surprisingly, wages for our workers haven't budged in almost 20 years. you wonder why we get the crowds. you wonder why we get this tremendous support. you wonder why i've gotten more votes than any republican in any primary in the history of the republican party. take a look at the wages. for 18 years they've been stagnant, even gone down. so whether it's matter of national security, or financial security, we can't afford to keep on going like this, cannot afford it. we owe $19 trillion in debt, and no longer have any option. our communities from all backgrounds are ready for some relief. this is not an act of offense against anyone. it's really an act of defense. i want us all, all of us, to work together. we have to form a partnership with our muslim community. we have muslim communities in
this country that are great, and we have to form that partnership. now, the muslim community, so importantly, have to work with us. they have to cooperate with law enforcement and turn in the people who they know are bad. and they know it. and they have to do it, and they have to do it forth with. i want to fix our schools and fix our bridges and our jobs market. we're going to have it rocking again. we're going to make great trade deals. want every american to succeed, including muslims, but the muslims have to work with us. i they have to work with us. they know what's going an. the know he was bad anyway. knew the people in san bernardino were bad but the didn't turn enemy and we had death and destruction. hillary clinton wants to empty out the treasury to bring people into the country that include individuals who take against our
citizens. i want to protect our citizens, all of our citizens. the terrorist attack on pulse nightclub demands a full and complete investigation into every single aspect of the assault. in san bernardino, as an example, people who know what was going on -- they knew exactly -- but they used the excuse of racial profiling for not reporting it. they said, oh, we thought so but we didn't want to use racial profiling. which was probably an excuse given to them by their lawyer so they don't get in trouble. we need to know what the killer discussed with his relatives, parents, friends, and associates. we need to know if he was affiliated with any radical mosques or radical activists, and what, if any, is their immigration status. we have to know, and we have to know fast. we need to know if he traveled anywhere, and who he traveled
with. we need to know, and we need to make sure, every single last person involved in this plan, including anyone who knew something but didn't tell us, is brought to justice, so when people know what is going on, and they don't tell us, and we have an attack, and people die, these people have to have consequences. big consequences. [applause] america must do more. much more, to protect its citizens. especially people who are potential victims of crimes based on their background or sexual orientation. as you just saw in orlando. it also means we must change our foreign policy. the decision to overthrow the regime in libya, then pushing for the overthrow of the regime in syria, among other things, without plans for the day after,
have created space for isis to expand and grow like nobody has ever seen before. these actions, along with our disastrous iran deal, have also reduced or able to work in partnership with our muslim allies in the region. that is why our new goal must be to defeat islamic terrorism, not nation-building. no more nation-building. it's never going to work. and by the way, we have spent almost $5 trillion over the years on trying to nation-build in the middle east. and it has been a complete and total disaster. we're further away now than we were 15 years ago. for instance, the last major nato mission was hillary clinton's war in libya. that mission helped unleash isis on a new continent. i've said nato