Like You, Angelina Jolie Is Having A Hard Time Believing Donald Trump Is Running for President

Angie is not impressed

Angelina Jolie was diplomatic but unequivocal this morning: She can't believe Donald Trump is running for president. 

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Representing the UN High Commissioner for Refugees at an event held by the BBC, Jolie slammed Trump's anti-Muslim comments on Monday.

"To me, America is built on people from around the world coming together for freedoms, especially freedom of religion," she said. "So it's hard to hear this coming from someone who is pressing to be an American president."

Trump has said that, if elected, he would issue a temporary ban that would prevent Muslims from traveling into the United States. 

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Jolie added that she has been 'disheartened' not only by Trump, but by the overall United States response to the Syrian refugee crisis.

Ever since civil war broke out, tens of thousands of Syrians have tried to seek asylum in countries around the world. 

"Fear of uncontrolled migration has eroded public confidence and the ability of governments and international institutions to control the situation," Jolie said. "It has given space to a false air of legitimacy to those who promote politics of fear and separation."

This article originally appeared on ELLE.COM

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