After London terror attack, Donald Trump reiterates: ‘Need travel ban for dangerous countries’

US President Trump had on Monday urged for a “much tougher version” of his travel ban. In a series of tweets, Trump said the United States was already “extreme vetting” travellers coming into the country for safety reasons.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 6, 2017 10:30 am
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US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his call for a travel ban from certain ‘dangerous’ countries amid a latest string of Islamist attacks in London. Trump tweeted out today saying: “That’s right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain DANGEROUS countries, not some politically correct term that won’t help us protect our people!” His comments came after Britain’s third Islamist attack when three men ploughed their van into pedestrians on London Bridge last Saturday night before they made their way into the busy Borough Market area where they stabbed people indiscriminately. All the three attackers were shot dead by police, even as the authorities have made at least a dozen arrests in east London and were carrying out further raids.

US President Trump had on Monday urged for a “much tougher version” of his travel ban. In a series of tweets, Trump said the United States was already “extreme vetting” travellers coming into the country for safety reasons. “The Justice Dept should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to SC,” Trump said.

“The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court – & seek much tougher version!” “In any event we are EXTREME VETTING people coming into the US in order to help keep our country safe. The courts are slow and political!” the US president tweeted. In what is being viewed as a rare move on Friday the Supreme Court expedited consideration of the case, ordering the American Civil Liberties Union – which represents the plaintiffs – to respond by June 12 to the Trump administration’s petition for court consideration.

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    Hindu
    Jun 6, 2017 at 11:31 am
    One thing is sure . The world is going to burn in decades to come . Mulsims vs Muslims and muslims vs Non muslims . The w of the Europe will burn in civil war between rightwing europeans and muslims . America will create bans and walls and what not to protect itself against muslims . Middle East will descend into all pervading chaos and darkness with groups like ISIS massacring millions . Neo islamic fanatists will be on rampage in so called moderate countries , bangladesh, turkey, indonesia . The biggest carnage will be in Africa with a toll of possibly a billion . India should change the nature and character of its muslims in better directions so that it will probably be the safest country in the world and will keep alive the torch of civilization when all this carnage ends .
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