In his typical fashion, Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPence: 'Media kept raising' Trump's birther claims Clinton campaign: Trump didn't prepare for debate Trump and Clinton barely touch on poverty in first debate MORE did not stay quiet about President Obama's decision to skip Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's funeral Saturday.
"I wonder if President Obama would have attended the funeral of Justice Scalia if it were held in a Mosque," Trump tweeted as the funeral was taking place. "Very sad that he did not go!"
I wonder if President Obama would have attended the funeral of Justice Scalia if it were held in a Mosque? Very sad that he did not go!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 20, 2016
The White House on Thursday defended Obama's decision not to attend, saying it made more sense for Vice President Biden to go to the funeral because his "security footprint is a little bit lighter."
The president and first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaClinton: Trump started his political career 'based on this racist lie' Some tough debate questions for Clinton and Trump (really) Week ahead: Election hacks, Yahoo breach in the spotlight MORE paid their respects to Scalia on Friday.
Scalia died Saturday while on a hunting trip in Texas. He was 79.