'Failure Of Leadership': Bernie Sanders Flays Trump’s Response To Delhi Riots

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'Failure Of Leadership: US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Democrat frontrunner Bernie Sanders on Thursday slammed President Donald Trump for his response to the Delhi violence that has left at least 32 dead and over 200 injured. He called Trump’s response “a failure of leadership on human rights.”

Sharing a news report on the Delhi violence, Sanders tweeted: “Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least 27 and injured many more. Trump responds by saying, 'That's up to India.' This is a failure of leadership on human rights.”

Earlier on Wednesday, US lawmakers had reacted sharply to violence in the Northeast Delhi.

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren, sharing a news report, had said “violence against peaceful protesters is never acceptable”.

This week, President Trump visited India, when he was asked about the incidents of violence, he had said: “"As far as the individual attacks, I heard about it, but I didn't discuss that with him (PM Modi). That's up to India."

US House Foreign affairs Committee too expressed deep concern over the violence ensuing in Delhi.

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