The Republican presidential frontrunner appeared Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to dredge back up his widely-debunked claim that Muslims cheered from New Jersey as the Twin Towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001.
“I saw it. So many people saw it ... So, why would I take it back? I’m not going to take it back.”
Earlier in the program, host Chuck Todd chided Trump, suggesting he focus a little more on truth-telling and a little less on racism.
“You’re running for president of the United States. Your words matter. Truthfulness matters.
To which Donald Trump, a man who is currently leading in the Republican polls, responded, “Take it easy, Chuck. Just play cool.”