Republican presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) on Tuesday said that the U.S. should stop taking in refugees from Syria, adding that the U.S. should even bar Christians from Syria.
"We should not be admitting either Muslims or Christians, and you’ll say, ‘Whoa why won’t you want to admit Christians?', because in so doing we would be accomplishing exactly what ISIS wants to accomplish, which is to rid the area of Christians, which is to rid the area of moderate Muslims," Santorum said on Pittsburgh radio show "Rose Unplugged," according to an audio clip highlighted by Buzzfeed News.
"By bringing them here to the United States, they will resettle here and they will never go home, which is exactly what ISIS wants. They want to decimate the Christian communities and take them over and them have controlled by the more radical Muslim elements," he continued
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