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Trump: Fatal violence in Germany is the ‘attack on humanity’

  • FILE – In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, President-elect, Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. Trump is ready to meet with his incoming national security adviser on Wednesday, Dec. 20, in the aftermath of a rattling day of violence around the world. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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  • FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he speaks with former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn during a town hall in Virginia Beach, Va. Trump is ready to meet with his incoming national security adviser, Flynn, on Wednesday, Dec. 21, in the aftermath of a rattling day of violence around the world. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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PALM BEACH, Fla. – President-elect, Donald Trump, declared Wednesday that the deadly truck attack on a christmas market in Germany was ” an attack on humanity and it must be stopped.” He also suggested he can go with his campaign promise to create a temporary ban on Muslim immigrants come to the United States.

“All along, I have been proven to be right, 100 percent correct,” Trump said when asked if the attack on Berlin had caused him once again to the proposal. “What’s happening now is a disgrace.”

Trump proposed the Islamic prohibition in the Republican primary campaign, in which the criticism of both parties. He shifted his rhetoric during the general elections to focus on the temporary cessation of immigration from an unspecified list of countries with ties to terrorism, although he does not reject the Islamic prohibition.

Trump addressed reporters for less than two minutes for a meeting with the incoming White House national security adviser Michael Flynn. Transition officials did not respond to questions Wednesday to seek clarification on the Asset of the positions.

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack in Berlin that left 12 dead and 48 wounded. On Wednesday, German officials launched a Europe-wide manhunt for a “violent and armed Tunisian man suspected in the killings.

Trump was spending the last days of 2016 huddling with advisers at his palatial private estate in the South of Florida. He also met Wednesday with Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of Boeing, whose company has a multi-billion dollar tender for the construction of two new Air Force One aircraft.

Earlier this month, the Trumpet, said the cost of the project, which he estimated at $ 4 billion, was “out of control.” After his meeting with the president-elect, Muilenburg vowed to get the job done for less.

“We are determined to work together to ensure that happens,” he said.

The president-elect was also finalizing his senior White House team, the packaging of a decision making process that has been dogged by the fight between the rival factions within the Trump organization. Some of Trump’s original campaign aides have expressed their concern to the president-elect of themselves that they are in boxes out in favor of those that are more closely aligned with the incoming chief of staff, Reince Priebus, former chairman of the Republican National Committee.

At the beginning of the advisers who will not be joining Trump in the White House, Corey Lewandowski, are combative first campaign manager. But, the operative won’t be far away — Lewandowski announced plans to start a political consulting firm with offices just a few steps away from the White House.

Lewandowski oversaw Trump’s campaign through the Republican primaries, but he collided with the candidate his / her family, and was fired. Still, he remained close to Trump, talking with him often and see the occasional to the president-elect of the offices during the transition.

Lewandowski said he was offered “multiple opportunities” to become a member of the administration, but people with knowledge of the process said that those possibilities are not included in senior positions in the West Wing.

The president-elect announced plans to hire economist Peter Navarro for the execution of a new National Trade Council which will be housed in the White House. Navarro, author of “Death By China,” has adopted a hard line approach in the direction of relations with Beijing.

In a statement, the Trump transition team said the creation of the council “shows the president-elect’s determination to make American manufacturing great again.”

Trump also called billionaire investor Carl Icahn as a consultant on the reform of the regulations, but the transition team said Icahn would not serve as a federal government employee.

Transition officials said additional announcements on White House jobs were expected this week.

Trump opened his day by presents, once again, about his Nov. 8 election victory, tweeting that his win in the Electoral College was harder to pull off then winning the elections would have been if he had tried. Democrat Hillary Clinton won at least 2.6 million more votes than Trump, a clear sore point for the president-elect. “

“I would have done even better in the election, if that is possible, if the winner was based on the popular vote, but would have to campaign differently,” he tweeted.

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