A MUSLIM comedian has compared Donald Trump to terrorist Osama Bin Laden as he slammed media coverage of the former president in a shocking statement.
Dean Obeidallah, 51, claimed in a fiery Twitter thread on Sunday that both Trump and Bin Laden had "incited terrorist attacks on our nation."
He accused Trump of inciting violence at the US Capitol on January 6 when a mob stormed the building following his rally resulting in the death of five, including police officer Brian Sicknick.
Trump faced an impeachment trial earlier this year after Democrats accused him of encouraging his loyalists to rush the Capitol but he was cleared on a vote along party lines.
However, Obeidallah argued that despite Trump not being impeached on the charges, he should still be condemned for the violence.
The CNN and MSNBC contributor called on the media to stop covering Trump's statements as he accused them of "normalizing terrorism."
"Every Trump statement he puts out should be covered by the media the same way they covered Bin Laden's tapes in the year after 9/11," Obeidallah wrote.
"Both Trump and Bin Laden incited terrorist attacks on our nation designed to destroy our democracy.
"Anything else by media is normalizing terrorism."
The former attorney added that "white supremacy" is now "destroying baseball" after Trump called for a boycott of Major League Baseball on Saturday.
The Sirius XM radio host doubled down on his statements throughout the day as he hit out at Georgia's new voting law.
The legislation sparked the recent controversy with the MLB after the league announced on Friday it is moving the All-Star game out of Atlanta as a result.
While President Joe Biden compared the new voting law to "Jim Crowe on steroids," Trump and other Republicans have defended the bill.
"GOP officials actually want us to believe race is not involved in the voting suppression efforts led by former Confederate states that then implemented Jim Crow laws," Obeidellah continued in his Twitter rant on the legislation.
'Nothing like watching white politicians and journalists tell us that we are being overblown in our concerns about the Georgia voting suppression laws," he added in yet another tweet.
"These are the same people who defended Terrorist Trump's call to ban all Muslims and denied that was bigoted.
"Unless a person is literally burning a cross, many white people will deny that another white person is a racist.
"The tribal mentality of white people on right is dangerous," he concluded.
This is not the first time Obeidellah has gone after Trump or compared him to Bin Laden.
"Would any reporter do a story about Osama Bin Laden or Timothy McVeigh without mentioning their role in deadly terrorist attacks? Of course not," he asked on Twitter on Wednesday.
"Same rule MUST apply to Donald Trump for his role as the inciter of the Jan 6 terrorist attack. Anything less is normalizing terrorism."
Obeidellah's heated comments come after Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter after the company claimed he had violated their policy on inciting violence in his tweets.
It came after the events of January 6 as Facebook and other social media sites also moved to suspend the former president from their platforms.
Trump has since begun to issue press releases.
He claims that Twitter did him a favor with the ban as the statements are now receiving more coverage from the press.
Trump issued his latest statement on Sunday in which he blasted "the Radical Left CRAZIES who rigged our Presidential Election, and want to destroy our Country!"
He had issued another statement just hours before as he hit out at the MLB for bowing to "woke cancel culture" and called for the boycott.
Trump defended the Georgia voting bill adding that the "Radical Left will destroy our country if we let them."
The sweeping legislation introduced by Gov. Kemp makes multiple changes to the voting process in Georgia, making it more difficult to vote by mail or without a valid ID.
Supporters of the bill said the new law merely ensures the integrity of future elections, despite no evidence of voter fraud being found in 2020 – contrary to Trump's repeated claims.
Critics, meanwhile, say the changes disproportionately affect minority groups, including black Georgians, Hispanics, and the disabled.
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