Lance Corporal Steven Gern, 42, who worked as a contractor in Iraq starting in 2005, posted his video on February 1, and told Fox News he was evacuated from Iraq the next day because of it. In the video, Gern said he had spoken to a group of Iraqi men about the travel ban, without getting into specifics. "My simple question was, 'As an American, if I went out in town right now, would I be welcome?' And they instantly said, 'Absolutely not, you would not be welcome.' And I said, 'OK, so what would happen if I went out of town?' And they said the locals would snatch me up and kill me within an hour." Gern said his company's security director pulled him from the country due to the CEO’s concern for Gern’s safety. He did not disclose the name of the company in an effort to ke
Charles Krauthammer said the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold the block on President Donald Trump's executive order was "disgraceful," but it's not likely to be overturned. The ruling by three federal appeals judges means Trump’s refugee and immigration ban cannot go into effect without further litigation. Travel ban "They substituted their judgment as to what constitutes a threat to American security for the president's," Krauthammer said. "The case was: Does the president have the authority to do it? And if he does, it's his judgment to make." travel ban He said that Trump's order was legal, but it was ruled against because the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is the "most left-wing, overturned" court in the country. "Considering that Trump does not
Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's criticism of the federal judge who issued a ruling Friday night halting the new administration's travel ban. "The president of the United States has every right to criticize the other two branches of government," Pence told NBC's Chuck Todd on "Meet The Press." "And we have a long tradition of that in this country. I think people find it very refreshing that they not only understand this president's mind but they understand how he feels about things. He expresses himself in a unique way." Trump lashed out in a series of tweets after a federal judge in Seattle blocked the president's executive order that restricted people from seven majority-Muslim countries from traveling into the United...
Tucker Carlson invited one of the organizers of the protests against President Trump’s temporary travel ban. Cameron Whitten begun his discussion with a TOTALLY FALSE STATEMENT. He stated that Donald Trump was the first president to be elected without receiving the popular vote. UNTRUE. Tucker called him out but was stunned to learn that Whitten hadn’t even read the executive order and couldn’t even name the seven countries included in the ban. That is the problem with these liberal protesters. They protest for the sake of protesting. They don’t know why they’re protesting and when questioned, just come of looking totally STUPID!