Obama praises Muslims in first mosque visit

February 4, 2016 3:37 AM

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In his first visit to a U.S. mosque, President Obama thanked American Muslims for their contributions to the nation, promised they will be treated with sensitivity in counterterrorism probes and said Islam is not to blame for terrorist attacks.

“I want to say two words Muslim Americans don’t hear often enough: Thank you,” Mr. Obama said at the Islamic Society of Baltimore. “We are one American family.”

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