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The Council on American-Islamic-Relations and other Muslim groups called on President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday to reach out to Muslims and other communities "impacted" by his campaign rhetoric.

"As citizens of this great nation, we accept the result of the democratic process that has bound us together as one nation," said CAIR national executive director Nihad Awad.

"Regardless of who won or lost yesterday's election, American Muslims are here to stay. We are not going anywhere, and will not be intimidated or marginalized."


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