Muslim-American Leaders React to Trump’s Election

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Leaders of Muslim-American communities and organizations congratulated Donald Trump, and implored the president-elect to change his tone and protect the rights of all Americans, at a Wednesday afternoon news conference held by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and live-streamed on the organization’s Facebook page. The Republican nominee, whose decisive victory Tuesday night startled many in both political parties, had spewed anti-Muslim rhetoric throughout his campaign.