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United State House speaker defends Muslim travel ban


WASHINGTON,US(TNO)US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday(31 Jan) defended President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration.“The president has a responsibility to the security of this country,” Ryan told reporters.Even though GOP congressional leadership was frozen out of the drafting of the order, Ryan told rank-and-file Republicans that he backed the decision to stop the US refugee program and ban all entries from seven Muslim-majority nations for 90 days.The action triggered mass confusion and chaos worldwide, split families and set off protests at airports across the country.In the aftermath, Ryan told the GOP that the “rollout was a little bumpy, been a few potholes in the road but the actual policy he agreed with,” Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., said.





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