President Donald Trump told CPAC attendees Friday that “We are going to keep radical Islamic Terrorists the hell out of our country.” Dr. Mohamed Zuhdi Jasser, an American Muslim with Syrian refugee parents, thinks his ideas may be able to help. CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, is an annual gathering for activists and elected officials to exchange conservative ideas and policy initiatives. Jasser, in his fourth year attending CPAC, spoke at the conference on the war against jihadists and terrorist ideology.  He speaks with Soledad O’Brien about his support for the Trump administration travel bans and how he thinks Muslims can bring together their Muslim and American identities under the conservative tent.

Related Videos

  • PA Insurance Commissioner on Combating Health Care Uncertainty

    January 28, 2017

    PA Insurance Commissioner on Combating Health Care Uncertainty

    January 28, 2017

    A major agenda item for both President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress...

    Watch now
  • A Conservative Policy Expert’s Advice for President Trump

    January 21, 2017

    A Conservative Policy Expert’s Advice for President Trump

    January 21, 2017

    Newly inaugurated President Donald Trump says he will get to work taking action on some of...

    Watch now
  • Trump Could Appoint Most Justices Since Nixon

    November 19, 2016

    Trump Could Appoint Most Justices Since Nixon

    November 19, 2016

    When President Elect Donald Trump takes office in January he will be looking to solidify c...

    Watch now
  • Former Ambassador Walker: Leaving the Iran Deal Hurts American Leadership

    May 12, 2018

    Former Ambassador Walker: Leaving the Iran Deal Hurts American Leadership

    May 12, 2018

    Days ahead of the U.S. Embassy’s opening in Jerusalem, violence is erupting between Israel...

    Watch now
  • Head of Iowa Farmers: Tariff Tension Could Be “Ruinous” on American Ag for Decades

    April 7, 2018

    Head of Iowa Farmers: Tariff Tension Could Be “Ruinous” on American Ag for Decades

    April 7, 2018

    Rising tension between the U.S. and China over tariffs has America’s heartland worried abo...

    Watch now
  • Olympic Historian: You Can’t Keep Politics Out of The Games

    February 3, 2018

    Olympic Historian: You Can’t Keep Politics Out of The Games

    February 3, 2018

    North and South Korea will march together on Friday for the opening ceremony of the Olympi...

    Watch now
  • Rep. Hultgren: It is Not Safe for Salvadorans, Central Americans to Return Home

    January 13, 2018

    Rep. Hultgren: It is Not Safe for Salvadorans, Central Americans to Return Home

    January 13, 2018

    The Department of Homeland Security announced the termination of Temporary Protected Statu...

    Watch now
  • Where Does the Russia Investigation Go Next?

    November 4, 2017

    Where Does the Russia Investigation Go Next?

    November 4, 2017

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is set to depose three or four current White House official...

    Watch now

Latest

  • Rep. Garamendi: You Should Be Able to Discharge Your Student Loans

    May 19, 2018

    Rep. Garamendi: You Should Be Able to Discharge Your Student Loans

    May 19, 2018

    The Education Department is severely scaling back its investigations team accord...

    Watch now
  • GirlTrekkers Taking Control of Their Own Health One Step at a Time

    May 19, 2018

    GirlTrekkers Taking Control of Their Own Health One Step at a Time

    May 19, 2018

    African-American women face some of the greatest health risks in the U.S., espec...

    Watch now
  • Rep. Hurd: We Need A Solution for Dreamers

    May 19, 2018

    Rep. Hurd: We Need A Solution for Dreamers

    May 19, 2018

    A group of House Republicans are rebelling against their leadership, attempting ...

    Watch now
  • Changing The Narrative Around Beauty

    May 12, 2018

    Changing The Narrative Around Beauty

    May 12, 2018

    The skin bleaching industry is a booming business, raking in over $10 billion a ...

    Watch now
  • Will Limiting Lawmaker Terms to 12 Years Really Improve Democracy?

    May 12, 2018

    Will Limiting Lawmaker Terms to 12 Years Really Improve Democracy?

    May 12, 2018

    Lawmakers in Congress are looking to cut short their colleagues’ time in office....

    Watch now
  • Former Ambassador Walker: Leaving the Iran Deal Hurts American Leadership

    May 12, 2018

    Former Ambassador Walker: Leaving the Iran Deal Hurts American Leadership

    May 12, 2018

    Days ahead of the U.S. Embassy’s opening in Jerusalem, violence is erupting betw...

    Watch now
  • “Enemies in Love”: An Unlikely Romance Between a Black Nurse and a German POW

    May 5, 2018

    “Enemies in Love”: An Unlikely Romance Between a Black Nurse and a German POW

    May 5, 2018

    Today, one in six newlyweds marry someone outside their race. It’s a big increas...

    Watch now
  • US Maternal Mortality the Highest of Any Developed Country. Are There Any Solutions?

    May 5, 2018

    US Maternal Mortality the Highest of Any Developed Country. Are There Any Solutions?

    May 5, 2018

    More women die in the United States from childbirth than any other industrialize...

    Watch now
  • UMSL Student Voter Turnout Highest In the Nation

    May 8, 2018

    UMSL Student Voter Turnout Highest In the Nation

    May 8, 2018

    At the University of Missouri at St. Louis, students take civic engagement...

    Watch now
  • Schools Designed with Possible Shootings in Mind

    May 5, 2018

    Schools Designed with Possible Shootings in Mind

    May 5, 2018

    Schools are refocusing efforts to keep potential mass shooters in mind as they d...

    Watch now
  • A History Lesson on the Democrat-Republican Ideology Swap

    May 5, 2018

    A History Lesson on the Democrat-Republican Ideology Swap

    May 5, 2018

    This week, Kanye West sparked controversy after saying on TMZ that 400 years of ...

    Watch now
  • The Teen With High Profile Press Credentials

    April 28, 2018

    The Teen With High Profile Press Credentials

    April 28, 2018

    Every weekday morning, 16-year-old Gabe Fleisher wakes up just before 6 AM to se...

    Watch now
  • Lawrence, Mass., Immigrant City

    April 28, 2018

    Lawrence, Mass., Immigrant City

    April 28, 2018

    Lawrence, Massachusetts is a historically immigrant town established in the 1800...

    Watch now
  • Women Coaches Receive Half as Much as Male Counterparts

    March 17, 2018

    Women Coaches Receive Half as Much as Male Counterparts

    March 17, 2018

    Today, women coach just 40 percent of women’s college athletic teams. According ...

    Watch now
  • Meth Resurging Across America

    March 10, 2018

    Meth Resurging Across America

    March 10, 2018

    A killer drug is making a comeback – meth. Ten years ago, Congress cracked down ...

    Watch now
  • How One Family Embraced Their Surprising Family Roots

    February 24, 2018

    How One Family Embraced Their Surprising Family Roots

    February 24, 2018

    In 2017, nearly 8 million people around the world submitted DNA samples through ...

    Watch now
  • May 12, 2018

    May 19, 2018

    May 12, 2018

    May 19, 2018

    This week on Matter of Fact, lawmakers in Congress are making a renewed push to ...

    Watch now
  • May 5, 2018

    May 12, 2018

    May 5, 2018

    May 12, 2018

    This weekend on Matter of Fact, Soledad O'Brien sits down with maternal hea...

    Watch now
  • April 28, 2018

    May 5, 2018

    April 28, 2018

    May 5, 2018

    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O'Brien goes to St. Louis to hear the story...

    Watch now
  • April 21, 2018

    April 28, 2018

    April 21, 2018

    April 28, 2018

    This weekend on Matter of Fact, Soledad O'Brien sits down with former prosecutor...

    Watch now
  • April 14, 2018

    April 21, 2018

    April 14, 2018

    April 21, 2018

    This week on Matter of Fact, we take a look at women running for office in unpre...

    Watch now
  • April 7, 2018

    April 14, 2018

    April 7, 2018

    April 14, 2018

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify before Congress this week, answer...

    Watch now
  • March 31, 2018

    April 7, 2018

    March 31, 2018

    April 7, 2018

    This week on Matter of Fact, award-winning hip hop artist turned advocate Common...

    Watch now
  • March 24, 2018

    March 31, 2018

    March 24, 2018

    March 31, 2018

    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O’Brien sits down with two students wh...

    Watch now