Trump questions NY suspect’s medical care
Donald Trump has lamented that the New York bombing suspect Ahmed Khan Rahami will receive legal representation and medical treatment after his arrest.
He accused the Afghan-born, aged 28 years with five counts of attempted murder after an exchange of fire police.
He said the Republican candidate was a “sad situation” and asserts national security is weak in the country.
At the same time, Democratic rival Hillary Clinton said the speech, Mr. Trump only helped the terrorist groups.
“The kinds of rhetoric and language used by Mr. Trump is to give aid and assistance to our adversaries,” Mrs. Clinton told reporters at a news conference outside New York City.
She said she was the only candidate equipped with the experience as “part of the hard decisions to take terrorists off the battlefield.”
Clinton also pledged to build trust between law enforcement and communities Islamic-American authorities.
Mr. Trump fired back in a statement, adding that Clinton’s presidency would only lead to “more attacks on our homeland and innocent Americans being hurt and killed.”
Later at a rally in Fort Myers, Florida, Mr. Trump criticized the treatment of Mr. Rahami for gunshot wounds and legal representation, which is a constitutional right under the Fifth Amendment.
“But the bad part, and now we will give him an amazing hospital. It will be taken care of by some of the best doctors in the world,” said Trump.
“He will be given a modern and up to date room full hospital. He probably even have room service learn how our country.”
He pointed out that no penalty would be too lenient on Mr. Rahami, who was to be charged in New York and New Jersey bombings connection.
“The case goes through the courts for years to different systems. In the end, people will forget, and his punishment will not be what once could have been,” said Trump. “What a sad situation.”
He reiterated “deep audit”, which will include assessing whether a prospective immigrant American values exchange.