Minnesota residents waiting for Trump to address mosque attack

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Minnesota residents are reportedly questioning why President Trump has not made a statement on the recent mosque attack that the governor has deemed “an act of terrorism.” 

The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center’s executive director told BuzzFeed News on Monday that it invites Trump to come to the site where an improvised explosive device was detonated to “see what happened.”

“He is the president of this country, and this happened to us. He has to come here and at least express his feelings and say this is bad,” Mohamed Omar told the news outlet.

{mosads}The attack, which took place on Saturday, did not leave any individuals injured, but reportedly damaged one room. Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has called the incident “an act of terrorism” and a hate crime, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported.

The head of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota asked why Trump has not tweeted about the attack or made a formal statement. 

“We are wondering why President Trump has not tweeted about this. He seems to want to tweet about security and terror issues,” Asad Zaman said to BuzzFeed.

Meanwhile, Trump has praised the United Nations for unanimously voting to slap sanctions on North Korea over its recent missile tests. The president at multiple instances throughout Monday also attacked Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) for a past controversy over his military service.

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