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Senate Democratic leader calls immigration order 'un-American'

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 01:23

New York Senator Chuck Schumer demanded that President Trump reverse his immigration order and called the ban 'mean-spirited'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday (January 29) demanded that President Donald Trump reverse an executive order targeting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries, saying it makes the United States appear "un-American." "This executive order was mean spirited, un-American. It was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country and it will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm," Schumer said in New York. Schumer, the senior Democrat in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate, said his party would introduce legislation to overturn the policy. Trump's order puts a 90-day ban on travelers with passports from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States and an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria.

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Senate Democratic leader calls immigration order 'un-American'

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 01:23