Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHeadaches intensify for Democrats in Florida Stormy Daniels set to testify against former lawyer Avenatti in fraud trial Cheney challenger wins Wyoming Republican activists' straw poll MORE is sticking by the secrecy surrounding his strategy for defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, saying Thursday he dislikes talking about it.
“I don’t like talking about it, to be honest with you,” he told host Larry King on RT America’s “Politicking” late Thursday.
“I’m tired of watching these people get up, these politicians, and tell the enemy exactly what we’re going to do, when we’re going to be there, when we’re going to leave,” the GOP’s presidential nominee added.
“No, I don’t like to reveal — you know, I have a very good chance of winning and honestly, I don’t want to have to tell the enemy, in order to get two extra votes, exactly what my plan is, when we’re going in, what we’re going to do.”
Trump said his secrecy on fighting ISIS does not mean he lacks a plan for defeating them and other terrorist groups.
“I have a very distinct idea as to what I want to do,” he said. "No, I have a very distinct plan. [It’s] always subject to change, of course, you have to have flexibility, but I have a distinct plan.”
But Trump said Tuesday that he will turn to top military brass and give them 30 days to formulate a plan to take out the terrorist group.
Trump has repeatedly criticized the Obama administration for exercising too much transparency while fighting terrorism.
Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonNo Hillary — the 'Third Way' is the wrong way The dangerous erosion of Democratic Party foundations The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats see victory in a voting rights defeat MORE, meanwhile, has frequently argued Trump’s lack of foreign policy experience renders him incapable of handling extremism.
Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, has also accused Trump’s policies and rhetoric regarding Muslims of fueling radical Islam.
The former secretary of State said Thursday that ISIS and similar organizations are praying for Trump’s victory this November.