The country’s largest Muslim civil rights organization has condemned President ’s “vile” and “corrosive” fearmongering aimed at Somali refugees during his campaign rally in Minnesota on Thursday night.

The  and its Minnesota chapter slammed Trump’s speech in Minneapolis in which he singled out the state’s Somali-born Democratic Rep. as an “” before broadening his attacks to the local Somali refugee population as a whole.

“Last night’s racist rant targeting Somali-Americans is just the latest example of Donald Trump’s use of white supremacist and anti-immigrant rhetoric to advance his twisted political agenda by dividing our nation along racial, ethnic and religious lines,” Nihad Awad, CAIR’s national executive director, said  Friday. “It is all the more disturbing that the almost all-white audience

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