Mayor echoes Hillary after Muslim shoots cop

By Douglas Ernst

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said a cop killer, who confessed to carrying out crime in the name of Islam, was wrong.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says he knows more about Islam than a would-be cop killer who confessed he was motivated by his faith.

Suspect, Edward Archer, 30, gave a written confession to Thursday’s attempted killing of 33-year-old police offer Jesse Hartnett. He fired 13 rounds from a gun that was stolen in 2013, striking Hartnett three times as he sat in his cruiser,  WND reported.

“Shots fired! I’m shot! I’m bleeding heavily!” Hartnett yelled over police radio.

Philadelphia police commissioner Richard Ross confirmed Archer’s assertion that he was inspired by Islam, KYVTV-3 reported Friday.

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“According to him, police defend laws that are contrary to the teachings of the Quran,” Ross said during a press conference Friday.

Edward Archer
Edward Archer

Philadelphia’s mayor spoke with rhetoric matching Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton’s Nov. 19 speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

“In no way, shape or form does anyone in this room believe that Islam or the teaching of Islam has anything to do with what you’ve seen on this screen. That is abhorrent. It’s just terrible, and it does not represent the religion in any way, shape or form or any of its teachings,” Kenney told reporters.

Clinton’s comments (just days after the Nov. 13 Islamic terror attacks in Paris, France), carried the same message: Killings in the name of Islam are divorced from the religion.

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“Let’s be clear: Islam is not our adversary. Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism,” Clinton said while discussing a strategy to combat the Islamic State group.

More than 350 people were injured and 129 killed by ISIS terrorists during its wave of attacks.

Hillary Clinton Muslims

Archer was not the only Islamic radical taken into custody on Thursday. Two Iraq refugees were arrested in Houston and Sacramento by law enforcement officials on terror-related charges, WND reported.

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Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, 23, is charged with making a false statement involving international terrorism. He has lived in the the U.S. since October 2012.

Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, 24, is charged with attempting to provide material support to ISIS. The Houston resident has lived in the U.S. since 2009.

“I commend the law enforcement for apprehending these two individuals, but their apprehensions raise the immediate question: Who else is there? What are they planning next?” Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday in response to the arrests, CNN reported.

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