Trump Says He Bears No Responsibility for Rhetoric Fostering Terror Attacks – but ‘Could Really Tone It Up’

 
 
President Donald Trump is refusing to acknowledge his role in this week's terror attacks which culminated in Friday afternoon's arrest of an anti-Democratic extremist Trump-supporting suspect.

"Not at all, no. There is no blame. There is no anything," the President told reporters late Friday afternoon from the White House lawn. He added that the suspect, Cesar Sayoc, merely is "a person that preferred me over others."

The President also claimed he did not see the photos or video of the suspect's van, which is plastered with images of Trump, and photos of Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, with crosshairs over their faces.

Trump went as far as to commend himself, saying he's "been toned down, if you want to know the truth."

"I could really tone it up, because the media has been extremely unfair to me and the Republican Party," President Trump told reporters. "The media has been unbelievably unfair to Republicans & certainly to me."

 

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