Frequent CNN columnist: I ‘LITERALLY’ view Trump supporters as ‘no different’ than bin Laden supporters

Obeidallah posted the statement to Twitter on Thursday morning. He tweeted, “At this point I LITERALLY view people who still support Donald Trump no different than the despicable, vile people who supported Bin Laden after 9/11.”

That same morning, Obeidallah tweeted that the January 6th Capitol riot was a “terrorist attack” incited by Trump, asking “How soulless are the GOP candidates? They actually fight to get the endorsement of Donald Trump, a man who waged a coup and incited the Jan 6 terrorist attack.”

Obeidallah has also compared Republican lawmakers to other terror groups in the Middle East, with his busy Twitter morning featuring his classic take that the GOP is much like the Taliban. 

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“The Taliban should be suing the GOP for trademark infringement,” he quipped

Another MSNBC contributor and talk show guest has made similar claims in recent weeks. Author Malcolm Nance told MSNBC host Zerlina Maxwell last month that the GOP has harbored a terrorist Trump-supporting “insurgency” looking to kill its American “neighbors.”

In addition to comparing Trump voters and the GOP to terrorists, Obeidallah has frequently referred to the Republican Party as a “FASCIST movement.” He found time Thursday to tweet that as well.

“Daily Reminder: Today’s GOP is no longer a political party, it’s a white nationalist, FASCIST movement that seeks to impose their EXTREME religious beliefs as the law of our land. It must be utterly defeated in order to save our Republic,” he declared.

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CNN contributor claimed that Donald Trump's supporters are equivalent to fans of Osama bin Laden. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

CNN contributor claimed that Donald Trump’s supporters are equivalent to fans of Osama bin Laden. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

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