NYC Attack Suspect Was Questioned by Feds in 2015
Trump is considering sending 'animal' Sayfullo Saipov to Guantanamo
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 1, 2017 1:47 PM CDT
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A photo of Sayfullo Saipov is displayed at a news conference at One Police Plaza Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in New York.   (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

(Newser) – President Trump says he may send Sayfullo Saipov, the 29-year-old who allegedly killed eight people Tuesday in New York City, to Guantanamo Bay as the first step in getting "much tougher" on terror suspects, the Washington Post reports. The president called Saipov, who arrived in the US from Uzbekistan in 2010 and is a legal permanent US resident, an "animal" and the justice system's treatment of terror suspects "a joke." Instead of a lengthy trial, Trump says "we need quick justice, and we need strong justice." Here's what else you need to know about Saipov, who is expected to live after being shot by police:

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