CAIR tells Trump to avoid ‘pejorative terminology,’ ‘anti-Muslim stereotypes’ in Saudi speech

CAIR tells Trump to avoid ‘pejorative terminology,’ ‘anti-Muslim stereotypes’ in Saudi speech

[Ed. – Interesting how CAIR never gets around to telling imams to avoid calling for the killing of Jews, and saying that Christians are to be despised and subjugated, in their Friday sermons.  Seems like CAIR could work on that.]

If President Trump wants to engage the world’s Muslims when he delivers a speech in Riyadh he should avoid “pejorative terminology” and “anti-Muslim stereotypes” promoted by some of his “Islamophobic” advisers.

That’s the advice the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is offering the president as he prepares to travel to Saudi Arabia on the first leg of a trip that will also take him to Israel and Europe.

“The president’s upcoming speech offers an opportunity to clarify whether or not he believes Islam should be respected as a major world faith,” said CAIR’s national executive director Nihad Awad on Wednesday.

While in Riyadh for an Arab-Islamic-U.S. summit hosted by King Salman, Trump plans to deliver what National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster described this week as an “inspiring, direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology and the president’s hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam.”

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