It’s all a selfless effort to protect the American people, right?
Todd asked Priebus why the executive order — which prevents citizens of seven Muslim countries from entering the country for 90 days and suspends the admission of refugees for 120 days (and suspends refugees from Syria indefinitely) — did not include a handful countries that have faced terror attacks in the recent past, or countries that have fielded terrorists who have carried out attacks on American soil. Fifteen of the 19 terrorists involved in the 9/11 attacks came from Saudi Arabia — a country not covered by Trump’s recent ban, despite the fact that 9/11 is explicitly cited in the order as a reason for the ban…
Several reporters have noted that countries missing from the list of banned countries include places in which Trump has significant business interests, including Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia — the world’s largest majority-Muslim nation. The Trump Organization is currently building two large resorts in Indonesia.