Sunday, January 29, 2017

Muslim countries not on POTUS ban list

From Rosalind S. Helderman at the Washington Post, simplified information - what you need to know about President Trump's executive order banning travelers from specific countries with predominantly Muslim populations.
Trump banning Muslims from entering the US

More specifically, we are taking a look at Muslim countries NOT on the POTUS ban list

The executive order he signed Friday bans all entry for the next 90 days by travelers from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Libya.

Wait, what? Why 90 Days?

According to Trump (see image), "...until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on."

Trump has two luxury towers in Turkey, and earned $6 million there (reported in May, 2016)... Turkey is NOT on the list, yet Americans have been issued a travel warning from the State Department regarding Turkey's anti-American rhetoric.

Wait, what?

Then there's Saudi Arabia, where Trump is attempting to build a hotel. Saudi Arabia in NOT on the list. "The executive order makes no mention of Saudi Arabia, home of 15 of the 19 terrorists involved in the 9/11 attacks."

Wait, what?

Trump resort construction is underway in Indonesia. Indonesia is NOT on the list. "Excluded as well is Indonesia, the world’s largest majority-Muslim nation...."

Wait, what?

"To be blunt.... From what we could tell from his campaign and his actions since he became president, what seems to be first and foremost on his mind is his own self-interest and an obsession with his brand.”

Ah, now it makes sense.

Read the full article:

  Countries where Trump does business are not hit by new travel restrictions


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