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The current paper is about the critical discourse analysis (henceforth, CDA) of the comments which tackles the religious discrimination in the American president Donald Trump’s comments on Islam and Muslims in different situations. It aims to show how language is manipulated in the comments that focus on the religious discrimination. To achieve its aim, the study hypothesizes that Trump utilizes discursive strategies in order to manipulate langue for ideological purposes. In order to test its hypothesis, the study adopts the paper presents a theoretical background about the field of CDA, analyze (10) comments from different websites that tackle Islam and Muslims, and  depend upon van Dijk's In-group and Out-group presentation, as well as the Discursive Strategies found in his model Ideological Discourse Analysis (1995) and in analyzing the data.

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salih almamoory (Iraq) 11526
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