Rubio slams Obama's mosque visit: He's pitting people against each other
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Republican presidential candidate Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioRyan pledges 'entitlement reform' in 2018 Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for Tibet Dem lawmaker gives McConnell's tax reform op-ed a failing grade MORE on Wednesday slammed President Obama's speech at a mosque, saying the president's rhetoric is "pitting people against each other," according to the Los Angeles Times.
 
"Look at today. He gave a speech at a mosque, basically implying that America is discriminating against Muslims," Rubio said during a town hall meeting in Dover, N.H. 
 
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"Of course there’s discrimination in America, of every kind. But the bigger issue is radical Islam. This constant pitting people against each other, I can’t stand that," he added. "It's hurting our country badly."
 
Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque as president Wednesday, where he gave a speech slamming Republicans for using anti-Muslim rhetoric.
 
“That’s not who we are,” the president said. “We are one American family and when any part of our family starts to feel separate or second-class or targeted, it tears at the fabric of our nation.”