As the Left continues its hysteria over a “Muslim ban,” here is the truth.
“Conway explains why ‘Muslim, Islam’ not in Trump refugee order,” by Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, January 27, 2017:
Democrats have slammed President Trump new executive order that tries to bar foreign terrorists from entry into the U.S. by curtailing certain refugees and other visa seekers as discriminatory against Muslims. However, Trump counsel Kellyanne Conway tried to dispel that impression Friday night.
“Kellyanne, I have the executive order in my hand, I went through this. I don’t see you guys pointing out anyone by religion. It looks like by origin, national origin, is that right?” asked Fox News fill-in host Eric Bolling on the O’Reilly Factor.
That’s right, she said, “It’s actually based on a country’s history: exporting into training and harboring terrorists. The president said this executive order is meant to protect our nation from terrorists. In effect in means that those countries that have this history [of exporting terrorism].”
During his inaugural address, President Trump promised the U.S. would “eradicate” radical Islamic terrorism. Yet the Friday order did not mention the Islamic State or other known terrorist groups in the Middle East region. In fact, the 2,708-word document does not contain one reference to Islam or those who practice the religion….
On Friday evening, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday evening lambasted Trump’s executive order that enhances screening procedures for refugees and immigrants.
“Tears are running down the cheeks of the Statue of Liberty tonight as a grand tradition of America, welcoming immigrants, that has existed since America was founded has been stomped upon,” Schumer, a Democrat from New York, said in a statement….