**Flashback** Hillary’s Texas Fundraiser: ‘I Really Appreciate Her Effort Against Islamophobia’

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When Hillary Clinton was in Texas for a fundraiser earlier this year, a participant said, “I really appreciate whatever effort she is making against Islamophobia.” After the Islamic terrorist mowed over almost 300 in France with a truck on Thursday, the Democratic presidential candidate once again refused to acknowledge “Islam” or “radical Islam.”

“Talking about Muslims and favoring Muslims, so I really appreciate her whatever effort she is making against Islamophobia, so I really think she needs to be the next President of the United States, Aisha Zahid told 12News in January. Hillary Clinton was in Beaumont, Texas, for a fundraiser and reportedly raised almost $500,000. The Texas fundraiser placed in the top five of all of the private fundraisers for earnings for the candidate in the U.S. at that time. The fundraiser was hosted by Pakistani businessman Tahir Javed in his home in West Beaumont.

Clinton’s released statement in response to the horrific mass murders in Nice by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel referred to “terrorism” but not “radical Islam,” reported Breitbart News’ Joel B. Pollack. During The O’Reilly Factor on Fox News the evening of the attack, Clinton did not attribute the murderous rampage to “Islam” or “radical Islam.” She said only, “this is a war against these terrorist groups, these radical jihadist groups.”

French President Francois Hollande called it an “undeniable” terrorist attack.

The Islamic terrorist murdered over 84, including ten children, and 188 remain hospitalized, 50 in critical condition, and 25 are on live support. A live wire by Breitbart News has provided up-to-date reporting since the onset of the attack. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel yelled “Allahu Akbar” during his gunfire attack on police officers. His ex-wife has been held for police questioning.

After the attacks in Paris in November, Hillary Clinton defended Islam when she tweeted:

Pollack noted in his Breitbart News article that Clinton reiterated in December that she was still refusing to use the descriptor “radical Islam.” She justified her decision saying it “sounds like we are declaring war against a religion.” She finally uttered “radical Islamism” in June after being pushed by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. President Obama also refused to acknowledge the Nice attack ties to “Islam” or “radical Islam,” calling it only “a horrific terrorist attack.”

Lana Shadwick is a contributing writer and legal analyst for Breitbart Texas. She has served as a prosecutor and associate judge in Texas. Follow her on Twitter @LanaShadwick2.