Trump calls NYC attack suspect 'sick and deranged,' says U.S. can't 'allow ISIS to return'

Donald Trump.
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Following the truck attack in Manhattan that left at least eight people dead and more than a dozen injured, President Trump tweeted Tuesday evening about the Islamic State, saying militants "must not" be let into the United States.

"We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere," Trump said. "Enough!" It was his second tweet on the incident; about an hour earlier, he wrote, "In NYC, looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person. Law enforcement is following this closely. NOT IN THE U.S.A.!" Several minutes after his tweet about ISIS, Trump followed up with: "My thoughts, condolences, and prayers to the victims and families of the New York City terrorist attack. God and your country are with you!"

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