Swamp beats Trump again.
“Muslim Ban? Tillerson’s State Department STILL Discriminates Against Syrian Christian Refugees,” by Patrick Poole, PJ Media, October 19, 2017:
Since President Trump’s inauguration on January 20, the State Department under Rex Tillerson has admitted only 28 Syrian Christian refugees, representing only 1.4 percent of the total. About 10 percent of Syrians are Christian.
This continues a policy of open anti-Christian discrimination established by the Obama administration — which Trump had promised to end.
The State Department’s Refugee Processing Center shows that, of the Syrian refugees admitted during the Trump administration, 1,932 Muslims and only 37 non-Muslims have been admitted. I reported on severaloccasions here at PJ Media last year on the Obama administration’s anti-Christian policy in the midst of the presidential election, when Trump’s call for a moratorium on refugees from terrorist states was being hotly discussed.
Just days after his inauguration in an interview with David Brody of CBN News, President Trump decried the Obama administration’s treatment of Syrian Christians:
DAVID BRODY: Persecuted Christians, we’ve talked about this, the refugees overseas. The refugee program, or the refugee changes you’re looking to make. As it relates to persecuted Christians, do you see them as kind of a priority here?
PRESIDENT TRUMP: Yes.
DAVID BRODY: You do?
PRESIDENT TRUMP: They’ve been horribly treated. Do you know if you were a Christian in Syria it was impossible, at least very tough to get into the United States? If you were a Muslim you could come in, but if you were a Christian, it was almost impossible and the reason that was so unfair, everybody was persecuted in all fairness, but they were chopping off the heads of everybody but more so the Christians. And I thought it was very, very unfair. So we are going to help them….
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