THE TRUTH: What the MSM Isn’t Telling You About Trump’s Travel Ban

banThis is a 90-day ban on people entering the U.S. from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. It temporarily halted refugee admissions for 120 days, capping the total refugee admissions at 50,000 a year. Guess what, this was a typical amount admitted during George W. Bush and Obama’s administrations.

And the countries that “Trump chose”? The Obama admin. picked them out. That’s right. Trump’s executive order states a ban on those nations named in the Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015. So now the truth comes out.

By Matt Palumbo

The order puts an indefinite hold on the admission of Sryian refugees to America, “until such time as I [Donald Trump] have determined that sufficient changes have been made to the USRAP to ensure that admission of Syrian refugees is consistent with the national interest.” As the National Review’s David French noted, “this is perhaps the least consequential aspect of his order — and is largely a return to the Obama administration’s practices from 2011 to 2014. For all the Democrats’ wailing and gnashing of teeth, until 2016, the Obama administration had already largely slammed the door on Syrian-refugee admissions.” As the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, Obama had only allowed in 201 refugees by 2014 – so who knows what caused that change of heart.

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Lastly, all the nations listed in the ban with the exception of Somalia have one thing in common: a travel ban about which NO liberal will ever express outrage — because it involves Israel. And in these cases, it’s a PERMANENT ban…



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