Scott Walker On Obama-Muslim Question: ‘I Don’t Think That’s Accurate’

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September 21, 2015 11:27 a.m.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Sunday that he doesn’t think claims that President Barack Obama is a Muslim are “accurate.”

Obama has spoken often about his Christian faith, but over the years people erroneously have said that he is a practicing Muslim. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump allowed a supporter to say that Obama was a Muslim without correcting him at a Thursday rally.

Walker was asked about the incident Sunday during a campaign stop in Amana, Iowa, according to Bloomberg Politics.

“I don’t think that’s accurate and I don’t think that’s helpful for the discussion going forward,” he said, as quoted by Bloomberg Politics. He added that if that had happened at one of his campaign events, he would’ve told the man he disagreed with him.

Walker previously declinedtwice—to say whether he believed Obama was a Christian.

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