Newsclip®: [Business] Energy mogul T. Boone Pickens backs Trump’s ban on Muslims | New York Post

"LAS VEGAS — Billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens went all in on Donald Trump on Wednesday, endorsing the presumed Republic nominee’s proposed ban on Muslims entering the US. “I’m not saying it’s permanent, but I’d cut off all the Muslims from coming into the into the United States until we could vet these people and see,” Pickens, 87, said during a panel at the annual SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference. “I mean, if we’re coming into the United States, they can’t tell looking at us,” he said. “They can’t tell what I’m for, what I’m against, or what I might do.” Pickens shared the stage with real-estate billionaire Sam Zell, who talked politics and economic policies at the big hedge-fund powwow that also draws athletes, actors and politicians. Last year, in the wake of the San Bernadino terrorist shooting, Trump said he would ban Muslims from entering the country until the", nypost.com


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