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Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), pictured here speaking at a rally  on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa, has called on patrolling Muslim neighborhoods in the wake of the Brussels attacks. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), pictured here speaking at a rally on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa, has called on patrolling Muslim neighborhoods in the wake of the Brussels attacks. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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In the wake of Tuesday's attacks in Brussels, Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has renewed his call to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States and rival Ted Cruz has called for patrolling Muslim neighborhoods.

Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton condemned those responses. Here & Now political strategists Angela Rye and Paris Dennard discuss the impact of the Brussels attacks on the campaign and the results of Tuesday's primaries with Here & Now's Robin Young and Meghna Chakrabarti.

Guests

  • Angela Rye, Democratic Party strategist and principal and CEO of IMPACT Strategies. She tweets @angela_rye.
  • Paris Dennard, Here & Now political analyst and Republican strategist who led outreach to the African-American community for George W. Bush’s administration. He tweets@PARISDENNARD.

This segment aired on March 23, 2016.

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