Trump: ‘I Would Certainly Implement’ a Database to Track Muslims

‘It’s all about management’

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UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Should there be a database system that tracks the Muslims here in this country?”
TRUMP: “There should be a lot of systems, beyond database. We should have a lot of systems. And today, you can do it. But right now, we have to have a border, we have to have strength, we have to have a wall, and we cannot let what’s happening to this country happen and ignore it.”
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Is that something your White House would like to implement?”
TRUMP: “Oh, I would certainly implement that. Absolutely.”
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “What do you think of the effect of that. How would that work?”
TRUMP: “It would stop people from coming in illegally. We have to stop people from coming in to our country illegally.” [crosstalk] 
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “[indecipherable] specifically how do you actually get them registered in the base?
TRUMP: “It would be just good management. What you have to do, is good management procedures. And we can do that.” 
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Do you intend to go to mosques to have these people signed up?”
TRUMP: “Different places. You’d sign them up at different — but it’s all about management. Our country has no management. Who is that?” [crosstalk]
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Would they have [indecipherable] in this database —“ [crosstalk]
TRUMP: “They have to be — let me just tell you — the key is people can come to the country, but they have to come in legally. Thank you very much.”
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UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Mr. Trump, why would Muslim database would not be the same thing as, acquiring Jews to register Nazi Germany? What would be the difference?  Is there a difference between the two?”
TRUMP: “Who — who you with?”
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “I am with NBC News. Is there difference between requiring Muslims to registering Jews [indecipherable]”
TRUMP: “You tell me, you tell me.”
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Do you believe?”
TRUMP: “Why don’t you tell me?”
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Do you believe that is —“
TRUMP: “You tell me.”
UNKNOWN REPORTER: “Should Muslims be, I mean, fearful? Will there be consequences if they don’t register?” [crosstalk]

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