Did Donald Trump “Predict” The Brussels Terror Attack?

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Did Donald Trump "predict" Brussels terror attacks?

Some people are saying that Donald Trump “predicted” the Brussels terror attack two months prior to the event!

Outlets, like toprightnews.com, are pointing towards two key points which allegedly suggest Donald Trump actually “predicted” what was to come.

The first piece of evidence is a New York Times article titled, “Donald Trump Finds New City to Insult: Brussels”. The second is a video where Trump mentions Brussels as a place where bad stuff is going on…

But what is the truth? The NY Times piece, published January 27, 2016 – 55 days before the Brussels terror attack – said the following:

“Now Donald J. Trump has upset the already beleaguered people of Belgium, calling its capital, Brussels, “a hellhole.”

Asked by the Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo about the feasibility of his proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the United States, Mr. Trump argued that Belgium and France had been blighted by the failure of Muslims in these countries to integrate.

“There is something going on, Maria,” he said. “Go to Brussels. Go to Paris. Go to different places. There is something going on and it’s not good, where they want Shariah law, where they want this, where they want things that — you know, there has to be some assimilation. There is no assimilation. There is something bad going on.”

Warming to his theme, he added that Brussels was in a particularly dire state. “You go to Brussels — I was in Brussels a long time ago, 20 years ago, so beautiful, everything is so beautiful — it’s like living in a hellhole right now,” Mr. Trump continued.”‘

Now, the article is referring to the video below, where Trump does condemn Brussels, Belgium. However, we want to know: do you think these two pieces of information mean he “predicted” the Brussels terror attack? Let us know in the comment section below!

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