Conway Ripped Press 'A New One', Says Immigration Order 'Not A Muslim Ban'! Understanding Trump’s Refugee Order

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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday defended President Trump’s order to temporarily ban immigration from seven mostly-Muslim nations -- and deflected criticism over countries like Saudi Arabia and Pakistan not being included in the ban. 

“These are countries that have a history of training, harboring, exporting terrorists,” Conway, counselor to the president, told “Fox News Sunday.” “We can’t keep pretending and looking the other way.”

Conway said the Obama administration and Congress essentially came up with the list of seven, citing the Terrorist Prevention Act of 2015.  

A federal judge on Saturday evening issued an emergency order temporarily barring the administration from deporting people from the seven countries.

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Understanding Trump’s Refugee Order

By Brendan Kirby, Polizette

President Trump on Friday signed an executive order indefinitely halting the Syrian refugee program, barring all refugees for 120 days and prohibiting entry of all residents from certain high-risk countries for 90 days.

At a ceremony swearing-in Defense Secretary James Mattis, Trump said the suspension would allow time to improve procedures to screen for potential terrorists.

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Conway: Trump's immigration order not a Muslim ban

By Rebecca Savransky, The Hill

President Trump's top aide, Kellyanne Conway, on Sunday disputed the notion that the president's sweeping executive order barring refugees and people from seven majority-Muslim nations amounts to a ban on Muslim

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