President Trump on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attack in Manchester, England, saying society must get rid of the “evil losers” who kill innocent children.
“The terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out of our society forever,” said Mr. Trump, speaking during a trip to the Middle East that is largely aimed at combating terrorism. “This wicked ideology must be obliterated.”
The Islamic State claimed credit for the attack and the slaying of “crusaders.”
The president said the attack, believed to be carried out by a suicide bomber, was especially heinous because it took the lives of many children and teens attending a concert. The bombing killed at least 22, and injured 59 others.