Vetting procedures attempt to detect foreign nations who may commit or support acts of terrorism, or pose a threat to national security. He declined to answer. "We're not going to talk about that today", he responded. "We won't talk about that".
Prior to his tweet surrounding the initiative, Trump attacked ISIS by stating that the U.S. should not open its borders to terrorism. Law enforcement is following this closely.
Trump later tweeted: "We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere".
President Donald Trump decried political correctness Wednesday in the wake of the New York City terror attack, claiming that the country is "so politically correct that we're afraid to do anything."We have to get much tougher". Being politically correct is fine, but not for this!" - the ACLU tweeted: "When Trump says 'extreme vetting, ' what he really means is government-sponsored religious discrimination. "I want merit based".
The program aims to diversify the immigrant population in the USA, so selected applicants are mostly from countries with low rates of immigration to the states.
In response to a reporter's question, however, Trump said he would "certainly consider" sending the attacker to the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
The so-called diversity visa program was created by Congress in 1990. Sounds nice, it is not nice, it is not good.
Transcript: Trump's post-Las Vegas statement. Extremely badly in his brain.
He tweeted in relation to the NYC attack seven times in about 14 hours. "This animal who did the attacking". Just 30 days apart, Trump's response to the two attacks underscored the pattern of his wildly different attitudes about how the U.S. should respond to attacks carried out by those inspired by radical Islamist ideology and those with no such motivations. He ran for president explicitly on that message. That fire needed to be met with fire.
At least 12 of the perpetrators were born in the United States or had been living in the USA since early childhood, while several more were naturalised citizens.