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by Scott House
President Trump has been in office less than 10 days and it seems the radical left will do and say anything to destroy his Presidency. I can’t remember a day from his inauguration that some left-leaning organization hasn’t protested with the mainstream media their biggest cheerleaders. That brings us to his latest Executive Order on refugees, which has been received by the majority of the country as the right move (Rasmussen) and railed against in small protest at various airports (wall to wall media coverage) by the professional left.
So, what exactly did POTUS do? First, the order caps refugee admissions at 50,000 per year. I know what you’re thinking, this is terrible right? But not so fast, before 2016, 50,000 caps on refugees were standard policy in both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations. Second, the order temporarily halts refugee admissions for 120 days to improve the vetting process on people entering the U.S. from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya. These are countries are under the control hostile governments. The ban simply allows time for the Department of Homeland Security to determine the “information needed from any country to adjudicate any visa, admission, or other benefit under the INA (adjudications) in order to determine that the individual seeking the benefit is who the individual claims to be and is not a security or public-safety threat.”
The media and the professional left are trying to spin this as a Muslim ban, this is NOT a Muslim ban. Everyone and every religion from these seven countries are affected under this temporary ban, you want more proof, the largest Muslim populated countries in the world are not effected by this order. Don’t buy the media and the professional left’s narrative that this President is a bigot, racist, xenophobe, and every other “ism.” POTUS promised his supporters and the country that the security of this country would be his top priority when elected, as Europe is in a death spiral with being politically correct, POTUS makes bold moves in protecting the US and thereby allows the free world to follow.
Saying this, and understanding a new administration has a natural learning curve, preparation leading up to this order should have been thought out as it concerns those holding valid green cards and those who stood with our troops in battle (interpreters). I believe — as of this article, — those two specific issues have been addressed.
In summary, POTUS and his team in my observations, are doing the best they can, in a town (Washington, DC) full of lobbyist, career politicians and special interests, which prevents getting anything done, this POTUS is determined to make it work or tear it down. America first, about time!