At home he demanded new immigration screening, saying that the perpetrators of a series of attacks in the United States -- including the September 11, 2001, hijackings, the 2013 Boston bombings and the recent mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub -- involved "immigrants or the children of immigrants."
"We should only admit into this country those who share our values and respect our people," he ventured, promising to temporarily suspend immigration from "the most dangerous and volatile regions of the world" that export terrorism.
"In the Cold War, we had an ideological screening test. The time is overdue to develop a new screening test for the threats we face today. I call it extreme vetting."
On the home front he also proposed setting up a "commission on radical Islam" which would include "reformist voices in the Muslim community" to root out extremist networks and stop radicalization of young Americans.
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