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Trump: ISIS Is Using The Internet Better Than The U.S. Government

"We developed the internet, right? And we’re the best in the world at it. And we don’t have the right people — we have political hacks in charge of programs."

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Donald Trump said on Wednesday that ISIS is using the internet better than the US government.

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"They're using the internet better than we use the internet," the real estate tycoon said on New Hampshire Today. "And we just don't have a clue. I mean, our people don't have a clue."

Trump, who did not use a computer or send e-mail as recently as 2007, further argued that this was because the U.S. has "political hacks in charge of programs."

"We developed the internet, right?" he said. "And we’re the best in the world at it. And we don’t have the right people—we have political hacks in charge of programs.,We have people that made contributions to the campaign, to Obama’s campaign, which frankly happens with the Republicans, too, you know?"

Christopher Massie is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Christopher Massie at Christopher.Massie@buzzfeed.com.

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