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Trump: Obama uses ‘ISIL’ because he ‘likes to bother everybody’

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says President Obama calls the Islamic State “ISIL” to annoy everyone. 

“And he calls it ISIL. And the reason he calls it ISIL is he likes to bother everybody,” Trump told a Miami NBC affiliate, according to CBS News reporter Sopan Deb. “He’s like the only one who is still calling it ISIL.”

Obama has rarely referred to the terrorist group as ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, instead using “ISIL” — the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. 

{mosads}Levant denotes a far larger region than just Iraq and Syria.

On Wednesday, Trump accused Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton of “founding” ISIS.

“ISIS is honoring President Obama,” Trump said during a rally in Florida. “He’s the founder of ISIS. He founded ISIS.

“I would say the co-founder would be Crooked Hillary Clinton,” Trump added. 

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