Donald Trump says travel ban should be 'larger, tougher and more specific'

17 September, 2017, 00:49 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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So, as Frankie's mower roared into life, Mr Trump turned and strode to the Oval Office to - he said - place a call to Theresa May. and perhaps try to fix some of that damage.

Israeli officials also condemned the terror attack.

Minutes later, the USA president followed with two more tweets, commenting on the fight against terrorism and his administration's efforts to do so.

Soon after 22 people were injured in the attack on a busy underground train in west London, Trump tweeted: "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist". His hasty tweets about London stand in stark contrast to the notable crickets surrounding Charlottesville, proof that timing really does say it all.

Trump's tweets implied that the British police could have done more to prevent the attack and that United Kingdom authorities had been monitoring those responsible for setting off explosives in the tube station.

Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday that the travel ban should be "far larger, tougher and more specific". "It just keeps going and going", and suggested that the USA may not be tough enough on terror.

"The police and the security services are doing the work necessary to discover the full circumstances of this cowardly attack that's taken place, and to identify all those who are responsible", she said. In June, he criticized London's mayor, Sadiq Khan, over his response to another terrorist attack, misconstruing Mr. Khan's words.

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Nick Timothy, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Theresa May also branded the U.S. leader's tweet "unhelpful". We need the courts to give us back our rights.

Trump is destroying the presidency and the credibility of the United States one tweet at a time. "Must be proactive!" Trump said in one tweet.

Recently, the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to maintain its ban on refugees. "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!"

Under the order, foreign nationals are banned for 90 days from six countries - Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen - and refugees lacking a link to the US are barred for 120 days.

The ban was ordered to be in effect for 90 days, during which the administration would assess vetting procedures and whether they're secure enough.

That clock is set to run out before the end of this month, and the administration has not indicated yet what it will do next.

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