Trump’s controversial remarks about a religion worshiped by 1.6 billion people worldwide endeared him further to his supporters, but those words are coming back to haunt him now that he’s president.
The new directive, which Trump signed on Monday morning, prohibits for 90 days people from Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Libya from entering the country and suspends the country’s refugee resettlement program for 120 days. Absent within the revised mandate is Iraq as one of the nations from where travel to the United States is blocked, the exclusion of religious minorities, and the banning of Syrian refugees specifically from entering the country. Unlike the original version, it explicitly exempts green card holders.
Protestors marched outside Rep. Peter King's Massapequa Park office Friday in opposition of President Donald Trump's controversial so-called 'Muslim Ban' and other initiatives.
Trump’s executive actions have released a torrent of lawsuits. Washington state was the first to bring a suit against the White House, followed by Virgina and Massachusetts.
Foreign Service workers and diplomats were put on notice Monday when President Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, criticized the leak of a dissent memo critical of the administration’s travel ban.
“You can come out of the shadows and get right with the law,” Obama said. “That’s what this deal is.”