Thursday March 03, 2016

Muslim voter supports Trump for his economic policies

Saba Ahmed, an attorney and founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition, says she doesn't think Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric will manifest into anti-Muslim policy.

Saba Ahmed, an attorney and founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition, says she doesn't think Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric will manifest into anti-Muslim policy. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters/Twitter)

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Last fall, Saba Ahmed went head to head with a Trump spokeswoman proposing to close mosques.

Now Ahmed is among a minority of Muslims voting for Trump saying Obama's policies are failing Muslims.

And she's not alone. A recent survey suggests seven per cent of American Muslim voters support Donald Trump.

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Saba Ahmed is the founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition and joined Anna Maria in the afterglow of a decisive Super Tuesday to explain why she supports Donald Trump.  
 

This segment was produced by The Current's Shanifa Nasser.