May 8, 2017
Donald Trump doesn’t talk much about his travel ban these days.
In a speech marking his 100th day in office, the president made just passing reference to his administration’s “historic steps” to restrict visas from those with nefarious intent, and promised to “keep radical Islamic terrorists the hell out of our country.”
Vice President Mike Pence has skirted the topic too, avoiding mention of it during a trip to Indonesia — home of the world’s biggest Muslim population — according to a senior administration official.
The public retreat may be largely strategic. Away from the limelight, a raging court fight has spurred a constitutional confrontation that could define powers of the presidency for years to come.
This article was posted: Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9:29 am