This one-minute clip provides incredible insight into Trump’s worldview

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One brief answer from Donald Trump’s interview with ABC News’ David Muir that aired Wednesday provided incredible insight into the president’s worldview.

Muir asked Trump whether he was concerned his planned executive order that temporarily bars immigration from a series of Muslim-majority countries – Libya, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Sudan – could cause “more anger among Muslims around the world.”

“Anger?” Trump shot back. “There’s plenty of anger right now. How can you have more?”

Muir cut in, asking whether Trump thought it could “exacerbate the problem.”

“David, David – I mean, I know you’re a sophisticated guy,” Trump said. “The world is a mess. The world is as angry as it gets. What, you think this is going to cause a little more anger? The world is an angry place.”

Earlier in the clip, Trump had noted a series of terrorist attacks that took place on US soil, and he later said “all of this has happened.” The president then said the US shouldn’t have entered the Iraq War and didn’t properly leave the country.

“The world is a total mess,” Trump said. “Take a look at what’s happening with Aleppo. Take a look at what’s happening in Mosul. Take a look at what’s going on in the Middle East. And people are fleeing and they’re going into Europe and all over the place. The world is a mess.”

Watch the exchange below:

Pres. Trump on potentialreaction to executive action on immigration: “The world is amess. The world is as angry as it gets.” pic.twitter.com/1x4MPh18wF

pic.twitter.com/1x4MPh18wFJanuary 26,2017