NY attack : President Trump orders extreme vetting of travellers

NY attack : President Trump orders extreme vetting of travellers

President Trump called for the Department of Homeland Security to "step up" its "extreme vetting program" after the terror attack in New York City Tuesday.

But a measure that's grounded in a non-xenophobic attempt to keep Americans safe wouldn't be politically incorrect.

Sanders also denied having claimed it wasn't appropriate to talk about policy in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, even though she directly rejected questions about the President's position on gun control policy by saying it was too early for a policy conversation.

Trump discussed plans of a travel ban that was labelled a "Muslim ban" by critics during his Presidential campaign.

Earlier, Trump signed an executive order which resumes the United States restricted refugee admissions programs.

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"Today is a day for consoling the survivors, and mourning those we lost", press secretary Sarah Sanders said on behalf of the White House later that day.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered for robust "extreme vetting" of travellers coming into the United States. In fact, a recent report by the Brennan Center shows that the US alerady has one of the world's most stringent visa vetting systems.

'We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere. The program provides up to 50,000 visas annually by lottery.

The brothers who set off two bombs at the Boston Marathon in 2013 came from Kyrgzystan and were children when their family entered the U.S. And Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in 2016, was born in NY to Afghan parents.

The federal government has broad powers to limit or suspend immigration in the name of national security, as it did following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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In Twitter posts, the Republican president linked Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer to a visa program.

It was unclear what specifically Trump was ordering the Department of Homeland Security to do.

De Blasio said that eight people were killed. "It might be impossible to do in some cases. I think they tended to point fingers and politicize the situation", Cuomo said. The attack is now being investigated as a terrorism-related incident. But there is no such thing as a proper "Extreme Vetting Program".

Identity-management information focusing on the the integrity of documents required for travel to the USA, including electronic passports, reporting of lost or stolen passports and makes available identity-related information not included in passports.

The President has always been a fan of what he calls "extreme vetting", which he claims will keep potential terrorists out of the United States.

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