US Politics in Trump era Public date: 29.08.2019 01:16:39

18 Jan 2019

Trump’s new ‘anti-Muslim’ appointee worries civil rights groups

American civil rights groups have condemned the appointment of a new deputy national security advisor who served on the board of an anti-Muslim group for nearly a decade. US President Donald Trump appointed Charles M Kupperman last week to assist National Security Advisor John Bolton, saying in a press release that Kupperman "brings to the role more than four decades of national security policy and programme experience".
American civil rights groups have condemned the appointment of a new deputy national security advisor who served on the...

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27 Jun 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban, Delivering Endorsement of Presidential Power

In a 5-to-4 vote, the court’s conservatives said the president’s statutory power over immigration was not undermined by his history of incendiary statements about the dangers he said Muslims pose to Americans. Mr. Trump, who has battled court challenges to the travel ban since the first days of his administration, hailed the decision to uphold his third version of an executive order as a “tremendous victory” and promised to continue using his office to defend the country against terrorism and extremism.
In a 5-to-4 vote, the court’s conservatives said the president’s statutory power over immigration was not...

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13 Jun 2017

Trump Loses Travel Ban Ruling in Appeals Court

A second federal appeals court has ruled  against President Trump’s revised travel ban, delivering on Monday the latest in a string of defeats for the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. The administration has already sought a Supreme Court review of a similar decision issued last month  by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va. Monday’s decision came from the United States Court of  Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco.
A second federal appeals court has ruled  against President Trump’s revised...
7 Mar 2017

Khizr Khan travel privileges reportedly under review

Khan was scheduled to speak “on what we can do about the appalling turn of events in Washington." Khan has been a U.S. citizen for more than 30 years, and his son, Humayun Khan, a University of Virginia graduate and Muslim American Army captain who died in Iraq in 2004, was posthumously awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
Khan was scheduled to speak “on what we can do about the appalling turn of events in Washington." Khan has been a U.S....

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