Sen. John McCain concerned about Trump's refugee ban
Feb 02, 2017, 00:10
It also blocks refugees from entering the country for 120 days; refugees from Syria are barred indefinitely.
In a joint statement made with South Carolina's Lindsey Graham, John McCain blasted Trump's executive order as improperly vetted.
Prior to their objection, GOP senators McCain and Graham issued a joint statement on Sunday to criticize President Trump's executive order.
Trump added that the seven countries named in his executive order-Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somali, Sudan, Syria and Yemen-are actually part of a restrictive travel regime that was set up under ex-President Barack Obama. John McCainJohn McCainTrump warns senators "looking to start World War III" Ex-Defense secretary: Trump's changes to security council a "big mistake" Trump team unified in defense of immigration order MORE (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamTrump warns senators "looking to start World War III" Trump team unified in defense of immigration order McCain, Graham: Trump order may become "self-inflicted wound" in terrorism fight MORE (R-S.C.), two outspoken Republicans. Senators should focus their energies on ISIS, illegal immigration and border security instead of always looking to start World War III.
"Our government has a responsibility to defend our borders, but we must do so in a way that makes us safer and upholds all that is decent and exceptional about our nation", they wrote.
Trump spurned their statement, taking to Twitter to accuse the two of not doing their jobs correctly.
"We should not turn our backs on those refugees who have been shown through extensive vetting to pose no demonstrable threat to our nation, and who have suffered unspeakable horrors, a lot of them women and children". "America has always been the land of the free and home of the fearless". This is not a Muslim ban, as the media is falsely reporting. It's working out very nicely.
It was the strongest criticism Trump has faced yet from the right, as congressional leaders largely deflect questions about the ban and aides say Trump is doing exactly what he pledged he'd do on the campaign trail. "You see it at the airports, you see it all over", Trump also said, according to a White House pool report, as cited by Yahoo News. "He's going to lose so much we're going to get sick and exhausted of his losing", seemingly making fun of Trump's comments on "winning" during the campaign.
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It also stops refugee applications from these nations for four months and bans Syrian refugees from the U.S. indefinitely. Herring said that the message sent by Trump's order is that people of Muslim faith are "somehow less due to their faith".
The Georgia native was Miss District of Columbia in the 2016 Miss USA pageant before capturing the national title. She says "There are young women representing much bigger countries in the competition ".
It does not seem like this all-Swiss clash will go the distance - the victor will most probably end the match in four sets. Federer used his strong serve to help him get back to deuce and eventually closed out the service game to remain on serve.
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Union membership down almost 40 percent in Wisconsin
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Arsenal: Capable of Winning the Premier League Title?
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.