Hundreds of travelers were blocked from entering the USA or prevented from boarding flights in the hours after President Trump signed his order banning arrivals from seven predominately Muslim countries, according to the Department of Homeland Security. But when pressed by host Chuck Todd on whether it impacts green card holders, Priebus reversed himself, saying, "Well, of course it does".
During an interview with ABC's This Week on Sunday, Mitch McConnell offered a tepid support of the executive order, issuing a message of caution. "Perhaps other countries needed to be added to an executive order going forward". The reason we chose the seven countries, those were the seven countries that the Congress and Obama administration identified as the seven countries being the most identifiable with risky terrorism taking place in their country. A couple dozen people were held overnight at USA airports, an official familiar with the matter toldCNN. So far his team has not produced any evidence to support such a claim, which if proven true, would seriously undermine the integrity of the US electoral system.
On Sunday, Priebus denied that the White House had overruled the DHS, and insisted that green card holders were not affected by the order - unless they had travelled to one of the seven countries on the Trump Administration's ban list. "And so apologize for nothing here".
Priebus was asked specifically about whether the White House had ignored recommendations from the Department of Homeland Security that any order not affect green card holders.
He also claimed "75% to 80% of Americans" agree with the ban, a statistic that seems inconsistent with the thousands of demonstrators who showed up at United States airports yesterday to protest the new regulations and the protests already underway today.
He added that most Americans support such efforts, saying, "We apologize for nothing here".
Judge Ann Donnelly, who issued the emergency order, said: Sending those travellers back to their home countries following Trump's order exposes them to "substantial and irreparable injury".
The agency said that less than one percent of of the more than 325,000 global air travelers who arrive in the US everyday were impacted. "Yesterday, less than one percent of the more than 325,000 global air travelers who arrive every day were inconvenienced while enhanced security measures were implemented".
Trita Parsi, head of the National Iranian American Council, said Sunday on MSNBC's "Politics Nation" that green card holders were detained at airports, handcuffed, their social media accounts reviewed, interrogated and "also asked their view on Donald Trump". Those countries will then have 60 days to submit necessary information to the United States - if those countries fail to provide information that the Department of Homeland Security deems necessary to properly vet an immigrant, the country can be added to the list from which entry into the United States is barred.
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