Donald Trump: U.S. should 'strongly consider' closing mosques

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Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump suggested that in light of terrorist attacks carried out by the Islamic State in Paris and elsewhere, the U.S. should start thinking about shutting down mosques, which he said are the source of some "absolute hatred."

"Well, I would hate to do it, but it's something you're going to have to strongly consider," Trump said Monday on MSNBC's Morning Joe, adding that he knows some Muslims who are "unbelievably great people."

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