Trump Orders Stringent Refugee Restrictions
Trump orders stringent refugee restrictions
President Donald Trump speaks at the Republican congressional retreat in Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 2017.(Photo: Matt Rourke / AP)
Washington — Setting a hard-line tone on national security, President Donald Trump on Friday suspended the nation’s refugee program for four months, aiming to keep “radical Islamic terrorists” out of the United States.
Trump traveled to the Pentagon, where he joined Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for the signing of an executive action to bring sweeping changes to the nation’s refugee policies and put in motion his plans to build up the nation’s military.
“We want to ensure that we are not admitting …