Trump: Terrorists’ Family Members ‘Know What’s Happening’ When They Attack

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks during the CNBC Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday that he would “go after” family members of terrorists because they “know what’s happening” when their loved ones commit acts of terrorism.

Trump said on CBS’ “Face The Nation” that he would’ve gone after the wives of the terrorists in the World Trade Center attacks because they knew it was going to happen.

“At least I would certainly go after the wives who absolutely knew it was happening, and I guess your definition of what I’d do, I’m going to leave that to your imagination,” Trump said.

Trump also discussed the shootings in San Bernardino, California that left 14 people dead. Trump said he didn’t believe the shooter’s sister, Saira Khan, when she said she couldn’t fathom how her brother Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik could’ve committed the mass shooting.

“I probably don’t believe the sister,” Trump said. “I would go after a lot of people and find out whether or not they knew. I’d be able to find out. Cause I don’t believe the sister.”

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