White House ‘Muslim Ban’ Hysteria is ‘Ludicrous’ Joshua Lott AFP Getty by Charlie Spiering29 Jan 20170 29 Jan 2017 29 Jan 2017
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday defended President Trump's immigration order by arguing the responsibility of keeping the country safe far outweighs the inconvenience some faced when being detained upon entering the US after the surprise order. "[Critics] are basing their opinion on misguided media reports".
We're going to create an environment for small business like we haven't had in many, many decades, ' Trump declared this morning at a meeting with small business leaders before he signed an executive order authorizing the policy shift.
Hundreds of Americans protested order, signed on Saturday, after nationals from the seven Muslim majority countries were detained at U.S. airports as countries around the world expressed widespread condemnation. As InsideEPA notes, many existing EPA rules are specifically required by law, or the regulations exist to clarify how states and other entities can meet requirements in federal law.
The changes, said White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, are "a small price to pay" to keep the nation safe.
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The vehicle sharing startup said it will donate $1 million to the ACLU over the next four years to help "defend our constitution". When interviewed by CNN about the influx of money and activism over the weekend, an ACLU spokesperson simply said, "Wow".
And to what extent do courts push back on it, especially after a federal judge in NY ruled Saturday in favor of the visa-holders who were being detained at USA airports? In issuing a ban on travel from some Muslim countries, the White House missed out on these benefits, opting for speed and secrecy instead.
Judges temporarily blocked the administration from enforcing portions of his order to halt immigration and entry of citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya. Basic facts -- would it apply to green card holders, or those who also have passports from other countries -- were only being settled on after wild protests played out at the nation's airports. It also covered anyone with an approved refugee application.
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Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, meanwhile, expressed fear that the order could "become a self-inflicted wound in the fight against terrorism". The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has also vowed to file a lawsuit against the order, in part due to its intent to favor Christian refugees once the refugee program resumes. "That is why we fear this executive order may do more to help terrorist recruitment than improve our security", they wrote.
Mexican finance minister Jose Antonio Meade had earlier said cancellation of the meeting would fuel uncertainty. Spicer, without providing many details, suggested the tax would raise some $10 billion a year.
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In the meantime, "The Big Bang Theory has been nominated for outstanding performance in a comedy series at the SAG Awards". Julia Louis Dreyfus described her father's own immigrant journey fleeing religious persecution in Nazi-occupied France.
Such a claim fits considering the fact that David Tennant, who played the Tenth Doctor, stayed on three seasons, as did Smith. Asked when he thought that would be, he replied: "Oh, not for a long time , I hope". "I want to move on to other challenges".
Asked about Friday's immigration order, Trump suggested an orderly rollout. "You see it at the airports; you see it all over". GMT (12:40 ET), 27,000 said they were attending the event while 33,000 said they may be going. "I was very scared.
Sometimes the whistles affect us, but today they were very good and together we've achieved something important. Barcelona, who drew 1-1 at Real Betis on Sunday , and Sevilla , 3-1 losers at Espanyol, are level on 42 points.
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, meanwhile, said he would bring up the issues at a meeting he will be having with Trump this week. After Trump signed his executive order , Google recalls its employees with CEO Sundar Pichai expressing his disappointment.
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Schumer: Democrats will try to undo Trump ban
Grace Meng (D-Queens) plans to introduce legislation in the House this week to stop funding for Trump's refugee ban. However, Schumer noted several Republican lawmakers have broken ranks and denounced Trump's order.
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He also confirmed his plans to build the US-Mexico border wall with federal funds and then seek reimbursement from Mexico City . Asked how serious Trump is about the tax proposal, Cornyn replied, "We're getting mixed signals from the administration on it".
Defeated Gambia leader not leaving country yet
Gambia's former leader, Yahya Jammeh, flew out of the capital Banjul on Saturday and into exile after stepping down from power. Barrow said he will return to his homeland after the outgoing president leaves and once a security sweep has been completed.