President Trump Delays New Travel Ban After Speech to Congress Gets High Marks

Source: Time

by Zamira Rahim

President Trump has delayed the announcement of a new version of his travel ban, after his first address to Congress was warmly received.

The new travel ban was due to be signed Wednesday but some thought it would have distracted from the well-received speech, CNN reports.

“We want the (executive order) to have its own ‘moment,'” a White House official told CNN.

The original travel ban barred citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. It was suspended by a federal judge after a lawsuit from Washington state and Minnesota, which alleged that it amounted to religious discrimination.

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Categories: America, The Muslim Times, USA

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