Jeb Bush repudiated Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE for creating a "toxic" environment for American Muslims with his call to ban Muslim immigrants. 

"It's important then, when we are running for the highest office in the land that we recognize that we are living in serious times and our words have consequences," the 2016 hopeful said during Thursday's Fox News GOP presidential debate. 
 
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"Mr. Trump believes that in reaction to people’s fears we should ban all Muslims. That creates an environment that is toxic in our own country."
 
Bush has repeatedly bashed Trump for that policy proposal, taking one of the hardest lines of any candidates against the party front-runner's comments.
 
Bush's answer came in response to a YouTube question from Nabela Noor, a woman who makes lifestyle videos on the internet. She cited the rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes and hate speech on Twitter and asked the candidates how they'd address it. 
 
"Nabela is a rising entrepreneur. She wants to pursue the American dream, she is an American citizen, she should not feel uncomfortable about her citizenship," the former Florida governor said. 
 
"She’s not the threat, the threat is Islamic terrorism and we need to focus our energies there, not these broad blanket statements that will make it harder for us to deal with ISIS."