Sebastian Gorka said it is time to start thinking rationally about allowing terrorists to slip into the U.S. because "people's blood is on the streets."
"Political correctness can get people killed," the former deputy assistant to President Trump stated on "Fox & Friends."
An ISIS sympathizer yelled "Allahu Akbar" and ran a truck into bikers and pedestrians on Tuesday afternoon near lower Manhattan's West Side Highway, killing 8 and injuring at least 11.
Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, 29, now in the hospital, came in through the diversity visa program in the 1990s.
"If you've got a high school diploma and two years of work experience we can roll the dice and you can come into America and it's not based upon whether or not you are strengthening the nation," Gorka said. "That has to end. That's insanity. That's using political correctness in a way that's potentially suicidal."
Islam is not a peaceful religion, Gorka explained, and Mohammed was a military leader as well as a prophet.
"There are passages, many passages in the Koran that talk about the need to use violence, to use physical jihad against the infidel."
The former Trump official urged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to rethink their "politically motivated attitude to the safety of all Americans."