Trump still has not condemned the Minnesota mosque bombing. Muslim leaders are waiting.

Source: The Washington Post

 August 9 at 12:36 AM

Women take part in afternoon prayers at Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn. The center was bombed on Aug. 5. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune/AP)

Since a makeshift bomb tore through a Minnesota mosque early Saturday morning, President Trump has used Twitter, his preferred platform for communicating with the American people, to rail about “fake news,” attack a Democratic senator from Connecticut and insist that he’s working hard while vacationing in New Jersey.

One topic Trump has yet to address: the mosque attack at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington, where several people were gathering for prayer. Nobody was injured, authorities said, but the attack has left the Muslim community feeling unsettled.

And Minnesotans and others are still waiting for the president to condemn the attack.

“We are wondering why President Trump has not tweeted about this,” Asad Zaman, director of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota, told BuzzFeed News. “He seems to want to tweet about security and terror issues.”

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