Donald Trump & FDR
Eric Guidry, February 8, 2016
- When the Republican presidential candidate suggested barring all foreign Muslims from the U.S., he cited Franklin D. Roosevelt’s internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Are there parallels?
- They were rounded up and forced into detention camps, or faced relocations, travel restrictions, curfews, property confiscations, and other indignities.
PERCENTAGE of Republican voters in a December 2015 poll who supported Trump’s proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the U.S.
Two Islamic radicals living in the U.S. (one of them a U.S. citizen) shot and killed 14 people at an office holiday party in San Bernardino, California.