Obama slams `inexcusable` anti-Muslim political rhetoric

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday slammed what he called "inexcusable" anti-Muslim rhetoric in the political sphere - a veiled jibe at Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump and others.

Maryland: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday slammed what he called "inexcusable" anti-Muslim rhetoric in the political sphere - a veiled jibe at Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump and others.

Making his first visit to a mosque while in office, Obama praised American Muslims as upstanding citizens and thanked them for helping their community.

Recently we`ve heard inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans that has no place in our country," Obama told the members of the Islamic Society of Baltimore, without specifically naming anyone. Trump recently called for a ban on all Muslims entering the United States.

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