President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming national security advisor, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, reportedly once criticized “Islamism” as a “vicious cancer.”
“We are facing another ‘ism,’ just like we faced Nazism, and fascism, and imperialism and communism,” Flynn said during an address to the Ahavath Torah Congregation in Stoughton, Mass., in August, as first reported by CNN.
“This is Islamism, it is a vicious cancer inside the body of 1.7 billion people on this planet and it has to be excised,” he added.
During his speech, the retired general criticized Democratic lawmakers, claiming that many of them support instituting Shariah law in America.
“And we should fight this idea of this imposition of Shariah law into our system, and believe me folks it is happening,” he said.