Trump Says Women Might Prefer Wearing Burkas To Avoid Make-Up (VIDEO)

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October 26, 2015 2:22 p.m.

Celebrity tycoon Donald Trump continued his tour of New Hampshire on Monday by saying at a campaign rally prior to an Atkinson town hall with “Today” that women who wear burkas may be doing so to avoid putting on make-up.

Trump was speaking about foreign policy, which lead into his critique of anti-Muslim sentiments.

Here are his comments in full:

Then I saw women interviewed. They said, ‘We want to wear them. We’ve worn them for a thousand years. Why would anyone tell us not to?’ They want to! What the hell are we getting involved for? Fact it’s easier. You don’t have to put on make-up. Look at how beautiful everyone looks. Wouldn’t it be easier? Right? Wouldn’t that be easy?

Here’s a video of Trump’s comments:

The comments were first reported by the Boston Globe.

This post has been updated

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