Donald Trump says the U.S. needs to bring back "strong interrogation" methods in its fight against the Islamic extremists.

During an interview televised Sunday morning the billionaire candidate was asked by "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos if the U.S. should bring back "enhanced interrogation like waterboarding?"

"Well, we have to be strong," Trump said. "You know, they don't use waterboarding over there; they use chopping off people's heads. They use drowning people. I don't know if you've seen with the cages where they put people in cages and they drown them in the ocean and they lift out the cage. And we're talking about waterboarding. We have to be tough."

Stephanopoulos pushed Trump to answer whether he would bring back waterboarding specifically.

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