US Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Block Trump's Travel Ban
Jan 31 2017 by Kathy Alvarado
Where is Paul Ryan? The letter asserts the Executive Order constitutes a Muslim ban, and is fundamentally un-American and discriminatory.
The very nature of Trump's executive order is under constitutional scrutiny.
"Keeping America safe is the right thing to do", he added.
It's too early to tell how effective Trump will be in office - obviously - but he is off to a good start. The travelers, a Yemeni and a Saudi, were subsequently released following a court order.
Republicans are muscling more of President Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees to the cusp of Senate confirmation over Democratic objections, with committees poised to advance his picks to head agencies in the thick of partisan battles over health care, legal protections, education and the economy. What do you believe should be the security screening?
Murphy said that if the president wants to tackle the terrorist threat seriously, he should encourage better sharing of counterterrorism intelligence, and ban those on the terrorist watch list from buying assault weapons.
Right now people can come to the United States from Europe through the visa waiver program, where we know they have extremist cells, without - if they're citizens in Europe - without nearly any security vet.
On Sunday night, more than a thousand protesters in Rhode Island, organized by the progressive Working Families Party, marched to an event held by Sen.
"You've got to make sure you have someone like Orrin Hatch to ensure a President Trump toes the line", Hatch said in October.
This theory is confirmed by the fact that Trump seems to be angling for a reality-tv prime-time event as his announcement platform, rather than a boring old press release or daytime press conference.
I know we all like to search for Trump's secret political genius in stuff like this, but that's called an unforced error. She would be a lead actor in pursuing Trump's promise to invest $1 trillion to improve highways, rail service and other infrastructure projects. "So, I'll have to handle it myself".
It is refreshing to me and millions of others that Trump directly responds to the left's shameless, deceitful efforts to undermine his legitimacy.
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA), amidst a tough re-election race, ran a campaign ad stressing his independence from Trump. "There's a big knee-jerk reaction right now to everything Trump is proposing - but I think all of this media hysteria will clear itself out".
In the House, Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas, a staunch national security advocate, said the order clearly needs adjusting. "But what's important for Pennsylvanians is having a senator who'll stand up to any president's bad ideas".
After staying silent through a weekend of protests, senators including Georgia's Johnny Isakson, Iowa's Joni Ernst, James Inhofe of Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey were careful to say they support the order's intent to prevent terrorism. Democrats want him to retain sanctions imposed by Obama because of Russia's seizure of Ukrainian territory and US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow meddled in last November's USA elections to help Trump. As the Washington Monthly put it, "If a strongman government ever takes root in America, it will not be simply because we elected a president determined to establish it, but because Congress acquiesced in his designs".