Trump based his statements on Sweden tv show

Trump based his statements on Sweden tv show

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President Donald Trump based his ruling on an incident in Sweden in a speech on security issues at a program that he is on Fox News had ever seen.

That he Sunday evening in a Twitter message. The president referred to a Saturday during a speech to an incident in the North-European country, without making it clear what exactly he meant.

My statement as to what’s happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants & Sweden.


Time of placing
21:57 – 19 February 2017

“You see what has happened now in Germany. You see what happened last night has happened in Sweden. Sweden! Who believes this; in Sweden? They left large numbers of refugees, ed.) and now they have problems they never thought they ever get,” said Trump in his speech.

The president called Sweden, in combination with Paris, Nice, Brussels and Berlin. He seemed to refer to an attack or major security problem in the country, but there would be no question of have been.

Trump refers to Sweden in the discourse on terrorism

“No specific incident”

The White House did Sunday night in a statement to know that president Trump, not to a specific incident referred to, but to “rising crime and incidents in recent time”.

The Swedish authorities had clarification sought from the U.S. about the statements of Trump.

Swedish media in response to the comments of Trump that the country’s almost 200,000 refugees houses and that there has never been terrorist attacks are committed by refugees. The last major geweldsincident in Sweden was last month, when neo-nazis, a bomb did go off at an asylum seekers ‘ centre in Gothenburg.


Many Swedes reacted surprised at the comments: they had no idea where the American president was talking about. Former minister of Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt asked on Twitter what Trump “had smoked” before he made the statements did.

The newspaper Aftonbladet helped Trump a helping hand by an English page on his website to convert with the “main news” in the country: including the tuning problems of the 87-year-old singer Ove Thörnquist.

Bowling Green Massacre

It is not the first time that the government Trump in the debate about protecting the borders, a incident come up. Spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway talked earlier about the ‘Bowling Green Massacre’. The massacre, which according to her would be caused by two Iraqis, has never taken place.

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