Donald Trump addresses supporters in Columbus, OH on Nov. 23, 2015.
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November 29, 2015 12:30 PM EST

Despite a lack of evidence, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Sunday kept pushing the claim that he saw cheering from Muslims in New Jersey on September 11, 2001.

Appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press”, the Republican frontrunner said, “I saw it. So many people saw it … So, why would I take it back? I’m not going to take it back.”

Asked where he witnessed this, Trump replied, “I saw it on television. I saw clips. And so did many other people. And many people saw it in person. I’ve had hundreds of phone calls to the Trump Organization saying, ‘We saw it. It was dancing in the streets.'”

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