The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Muslim advocacy group, said it "condemned" Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, which left 13 dead and hundreds injured, as well as President Trump's tweets in response to the attack.

"We condemn the terror attack in Barcelona, and we condemn President Trump's irresponsible and Islamophobic response to that attack. President Trump claims he needed days to get the 'facts' on Charlottesville, and said nothing about the recent bombing of a Minnesota mosque, but tweeted false information within minutes of the Barcelona attack," CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad said.

Awad added that Trump's invocation of the "widely debunked myth about U.S. Gen. John Pershing in the Philippines ... may just be his attempt to divert attention from widespread criticism of his response to the domestic terror attack in Charlottesville."

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