The Republican and Democratic presidential candidates were asked to respond to the terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. Here’s a sample of what they said.


First, Republicans.

Ted Cruz wants police to patrol Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S.:

Donald Trump wants to close the border and legalize torture:

 

John Kasich said: “The wave of terror that has been unleashed in Europe and elsewhere around the world are attacks against our very way of life and against the democratic values upon which our political systems have been built.”

Hillary Clinton spoke thoughtfully about the challenges we face:

 

Responding to Ted Cruz, Hillary also said that “it’s a mistake to do anything that implies we’re at war with an entire religion.”

 

Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, decried the “barbaric” nature of the attack and vowed to work with our allies to combat ISIS:

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