King: Americans have lost faith in Obama over ISIS

King: Americans have lost faith in Obama over ISIS
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Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) says the American people are losing faith in President Obama when it comes to the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
 
“What the president has to do is stop claiming that we have ISIS contained,” King told host John Catsimatidis on “The Cats Roundtable” on New York’s AM-970 on Sunday. 
 
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“I think the American people have lost faith, because they see when things are going poorly, the president isn’t acknowledging it.”
 
King, the chairman of the House Sub-Committee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, said the president’s indecision on how to combat the terrorist group has caused other countries to waver.
 
“These countries are reluctant to get involved because they’re not convinced the president wants to stay in here,” he said.
 
“The president is always talking about how we’re going to get out, how we’re not going to do this, how we’re not going to do that, and that is a very uncertain trumpet for a commander in chief to have.”
 
King also said Muslims are treated better in the U.S. than in Europe, where he said they have difficulty assimilating.
 
“For instance, I don’t think Muslims in this country feel oppressed,” he said. “In European countries, they still basically — ‘foreigners’ are not as welcome as they are in the United States — we’re a country of foreigners.
 
“But in Europe, Muslims to a large extent have been isolated, but they’re growing in numbers, so in some cases it’s almost like having countries within countries.”