We’ve pulled together video of President Obama’s remarks on Muslim Americans and Islamophobia this morning. At his White House press conference, Obama spoke more forcefully than he has to date about anti-Muslim sentiments that have dominated the news recently. He was asked twice about the subject, and not only addressed the topic broadly but also spoke specifically about the controversy over the Muslim cultural center in lower Manhattan and Pastor Terry Jones’ threats to hold a Quran-burning to memorialize 9/11. His strongest words in defense of Muslim Americans start around the 5:20 mark.

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