"I think Islam hates us, "We have to get to the bottom of it, There is a tremendous hatred of us ."the billionaire told CNN's Anderson Cooper when asked whether the religion was at war with the West.
"And we can't allow people coming into this country who have this hatred of the United States."
It should be remembered that in December, Trump caused uproar after he said there will be a complete ban of muslims entering the U.S if he were elected president.
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders bashed Trump for his comments about immigrants and minorities.
The former secretary of state said she has been the first one to call Trump] out :
When he was calling Mexicans rapists, when he was engaging in rhetoric that I found deeply offensive."
Sanders also weighed in, saying:
"The American people are never going to elect president who insults Mexicans, who insults Muslims, who insults women, who insults African Americans."