WATCH: 'Thank You for Your Service,' Graham Says to 3,500 Muslims in the U.S. Military

'Donald Trump has done the one single thing you cannot do: Declare war on Islam itself. ISIL would be dancing in the streets, they just don’t believe in dancing.'

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says that we should attack the radical Islamic terrorists and not the entire religion of Islam.
Senators Rick Santorum and Lindsey Graham at the GOP presidential debate, December 15, 2015.Credit: Screen grab

CNN Debate transcript:

GRAHAM: Yeah. There are at least 3,500 American muslims serving in the armed forces. Thank you for your service.


You are not the enemy.

GRAHAM: Your religion is not the enemy. Let me make this real to you.

I was at the second presidential election in Afghanistan. The guy guarding me was an American Muslim sergeant in the Army who grew up in Kabul, left when he was -- graduated high school, joined the U.S. Army, went back to his high school where they were doing polling, people voting, he took me there and cried like a baby. I cried like a baby.

He is the solution to this problem, folks. He is not the problem. Leave the faith alone. Go after the radicals that kill us all.

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Islamic faith is not the enemyCredit: CNN