After calling for a “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” yesterday, Donald Trump sat down with Barbara Walters, his personal friend of many years, for an interview on ABC’s World News Tonight. Walters asked Trump the tough questions, like “Do you regret your ban on Muslims, which some people think is un-American?” and “Are you a bigot?”
In response to the first question, Trump claimed his “Muslim friends” support his fascist ideas:
Not at all. We have to do the right thing. Somebody in this country has to say what’s right. I have great respect and love—I have people that I have tremendous relationships with, they’re Muslim. And Barbara, they agree with me 100 percent.
Trump also said he’s not a bigot and is “probably the least [bigoted] of anybody you’ve ever met.”
Finally, Trump claimed, “I’m the worst thing to ever happen to ISIS.”
The worst thing, indeed.