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Donald Trump Twitter Posts Only Seem To Apply To Terror Attacks Which Involve Muslim Attackers

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20/06/2017 13:24 BST | Updated 20/06/2017 17:02 BST

Donald Trump is known for his love of a good Twitter rant, even now he is President of the United States - but he was strangely silent following the recent terror attack in Finsbury Park.

The billionaire businessman has taken to Twitter to condemn - and in many cases court controversy over - attacks, including those on Westminster, Manchester and London Bridge.

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Donald Trump is known for his love of Twitter

In all those attacks, the perpetrators were Muslims, albeit subscribing to a version of Islam which most normal Muslims would not recognise.

And yet when Muslims were attacked outside a mosque in north London in the early hours of Monday, Trump was silent. Yes, it’s been over 36 hours now and the US president has sent a number of tweets. 

Just not a single one about the Finsbury Park attack.

Let’s take a look at his track record...

Quebec, January 2017

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A woman places a candle at a memorial site in Quebec following the mass shooting

Targets: Muslims leaving a mosque after evening prayers

Perpetrator: Far-right supporting white nationalist Alexandre Bissonnette

Dead: Six

Injured: 19

Did Trump tweet about the attack? No - instead his tweets included...

 

 

Westminster, March 2017

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Flowers are left outside the Houses of Parliament in memory of those who died in the Westminster terror attack

Targets: General public and policemen outside the Palace of Westminster

Perpetrator:  Khalid Masood, a Muslim convert who was claimed to be a “soldier of the Islamic State” by the terror group

Dead: Five

Injured: 49

Did Trump tweet about the attack? Yes

Portland, May 2017

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The memorial for the victims of the stabbings at the Portland MAX light rail

Targets: Two men who defended a Muslim teenager and her friend

Suspect:  Jeremy Joseph Christian, a white supremacist who has been charged with murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon and intimidation.

Dead: 2

Injured: 1

Did Trump tweet about the attack? No, instead his tweets included...

 

Manchester, May 2017

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People attend a vigil for the victims of the Manchester attack

Targets: Fans at an Ariana Grande concert, many of whom were young teenagers

Perpetrator: Salman Ramadan Abedi, who was in contact with IS but is believed to have acted alone

Dead: 22

Injured: 119

Did Trump tweet about the attack? Yes

London Bridge, June 2017

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Floral tributes laid near Borough Market

Target: General public

Perpetrators: Islamists

Dead: Eight

Injured: 48

Did Trump tweet about the attack? You bet. We’ll let the tweets speak for themselves - strap in folks...

Finsbury Park, June 2017

Target: Muslims leaving a mosque after Ramadan prayers

Suspect: Named by media as Darren Osborne, from Cardiff

Dead: 1

Injured: 8

Did Trump tweet about the attack? We’re still waiting...