Trump fires back at Clinton over Muslim ban: 'Ask Hillary who blew up the plane last night'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I don't trust everybody in the White House' JPMorgan CEO withdraws from Saudi conference Trump defends family separations at border MORE is firing back at Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton on if Bill should’ve resigned over Lewinsky scandal: ‘Absolutely not’ Electoral battle for Hispanics intensifies in Florida Trump adds campaign stops for Senate candidates in Montana, Arizona, Nevada MORE for saying his proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the U.S. promotes terrorism. 

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“The fact that Hillary thinks the temporary Muslim ban, which she calls the ‘Muslim ban’, promotes terrorism, proves Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSenators pledge action on Saudi journalist’s disappearance Senators concerned as Trump official disputes UN climate change warning Jake Tapper hits Trump over 'Medicare for all' op-ed: ‘It’s only an hourlong show, we can’t get into every lie’ MORE was correct when he said she is not qualified to be President,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's campaign said in a statement on Thursday. 

Clinton was critical of Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the country in an interview with CNN. 

“When you run for president of the United States, the entire world is listening and watching,” she told CNN’s Chris Cuomo. “So when you say you’re going to bar all Muslims, you’re sending evidence to the Muslim world, and you’re also sending a message to terrorists. … Donald Trump is essentially being used as a recruiter for more people to join the cause of terrorism.” 

Trump seized on the moment to fire off an attack that Sanders used against the Democratic front-runner in early April, saying she is unqualified to be president and linked the critique to the disappearance of a jet headed from Paris to Cairo. 

"And by the way, ask Hillary who blew up the plane last night — another terrible, but preventable tragedy. She has bad judgement and is unfit to serve as President at this delicate and difficult time in our country's history," the statement said.

Sanders later walked back his comments about Clinton's qualifications, but Trump has repeatedly used them against her. 

“Of course [Clinton is qualified to be president],” Sanders said two days after saying the opposite. “On her worst day she would be an infinitely better president than either of the Republican candidates.”