Rep. Keith Ellison On Trump Order: ‘The New Muslim Ban Is Still A Muslim Ban’


Rep. Keith Ellison On Trump Order: ‘The New Muslim Ban Is Still A Muslim Ban’

Just hours after it was announced, Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minneapolis condemned the Trump administration’s revised immigration ban written to replace the previous executive order suspended by the courts. “Let’s not kid ourselves: the new Muslim Ban is still a Muslim Ban,” Ellison said in a statement Monday. “Yes, it’s lawyered up a bit, but that’s all.”

Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, has been a relentless critic of the Trump administration’s first immigration ban.

The new ban does not include Iraq in the list of targeted countries, though citizens from Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, …

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