Cory Booker Pushes To Block Updated Trump Travel Ban
Cory Booker pushes to block updated Trump travel ban
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and 15 of his colleagues have introduced legislation to block President Donald Trump’s updated executive order on immigration.
The legislation co-sponsored by Booker (D-N.J.), a new member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, would prohibit federal funding to carry out Trump’s order, which banned entry for 90 days from six Muslim countries, Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen.
“President Trump’s executive order is un-American, unacceptable and makes our country less safe,” Booker said. “This order violates some of our most deeply held values and Congress must act as a check on this re-branded, …