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confusion and protests in the streets and at airports in the country not to mention global condemnation. >> even some top republicans criticized the controversial executive order. the trump administration insists though this is not a muslim ban. we have it all covered for you. she is live at the white house with the very latest. good morning. >> good morning, allison. after a weekend of confusion the department of homeland security said last night that no one in the initial group of people affected by the ban remains detained. everyone has been either released into the u.s. or put on planes back home. still the fire storm over these measures isn't letting up. amid massive and growing backlash, president donald trump defending his immigration executive order. insisting this is not about religion. this is about terror and keeping our country safe. his administration pushing back at massive protests and claims of disorganization.
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>> this was an extreme vetting program that wasn't properly vetted. >> apologize for nothing there. >> they are extremely proud of the order which bans travel to the united states from 7 muslim majority nations for three months and suspends all refugee admissions for four. syrian refugees barred indefinitely. the white house claiming the ban resulted in extremely minimal disrumpt. despite chaotic scenes erupting at airports around the world. the department of homeland security issuing one clarification late sunday night. green card holders from the 7 countries won't be denied entry into the u.s. the white house blaming mixed metsz campers on the hyperventilating media. insisting the order was successful. only 109 travellers being detained out of the 325,000 that entered the u.s. in the same
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period and noting 392 green card holders were granted waivers to enter the country. all as 16 democratic attorneys general called the ban unconstitutional, un-american and unlawful. >> this executive order was mean spirited and un-american. >> with a growing number of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle criticizing mr. trump's ban. >> i think the effect will probably in some areas give isis some more propaganda. in a joint statement arizona senator john mccain and south carolina senator lindsey graham calling it a self-inflicted wound in the fight against terrorism. >> they are sadly weak on immigration and the two senators should focus their energies on isis and illegal immigration and
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border security instead of always looking to start world war ii. federal judges in new york and already blocking part of the ban from taking effect. >> and world leaders and she told the president that the ban on refugees is against the geneva convention. and web surfing information as well as cell tone contacts. those that decline could be denied entry. citing the social media posts of one of the san bernardino shooters even though they were written under a pseudonym and were protected in strict privacy settings. the administration is repeatedly citing attacks they would not have prevented including san bernardino, 911, and the boston bombings. all 23 people in those attacks
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are either from countries that aren't on the ban list or were u.s. citizens. >> this criticism about howell thought out the executive order was continues. we have the eu saying it has conflicting input as to whether or not the trump ban impacts eu citizen with dual nationality. let's bring in cnn's justice correspondent pamela brown live in washington with the latest. pamela. >> we learned this executive order was so closely held that the policy team at the white house largely avoided the traditional inner agency process that could have allowed homeland security agencies to provide the operational guidance ahead of time and according to numerous officials we spoke with homeland security secretary john kerry and others didn't see it before the order was signed on friday sending the officials in charge of enforcing it scrambling to figure out what the executive order meant. especially for the passengers on u.s. bound planes at the time it
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was signed as well as the green card holders from the 7 countries and friday night dhs arrived at the interpretation that the executive order restrictions a ply to the 7 countries. iran, iraq, libya, somalia, syria and yemen and the white house overruled that guidance overnight. their decision held that on a case by case basis dhs would allow green card holders to enter the u.s. now administration officials defended the prosays. they said the people needed to be briefed ahead of time and that people at the state department and dhs were involved in the process and were able to make decisions about who to talk to and inform about this and officials we have spoken with said a lot of the chaos and confusion could have been avoided. >> thank you for that background. joining us now democratic senator from delaware. good morning, senator. >> good morning allison. >> how do you see this travel
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ban? >> well, the thing that wasn't vetted properly was this travel ban as your reporter just commented. the trump administration didn't consult with leaders in their own administration and certainly not with their republican allies in congress. i see it as illegal, unconstitutional and un-american. i don't think this ban will make us any safer. i frankly think it will be a propaganda bonanza for isis. a number of close allies are relying to be our partners on war in terror and sent the wrong message about what we stand for as a country. some of the first people caught up in the misguided ban over the last 48 hours were iraqi translator that risked their lives for american troops in the war in iraq and i think the symbol that sends is a wrostron one and i look forward to others that will be protesting this ban and challenging it with
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statutory actions and legal actions. >> we understand that your colleague from california said she is going to introduce legislation today that would seek to reverse it or stop this ban but as we all know, democrats are not in power in congress. what can you do? >> that's right allison. we don't control either the house or the senate so we have to have republicans join us in order to be able to either stop the funding for the implementation of the ban or to be able to pass legislation repealing the ban. mostly what we can do is express the voices i've heard from. thousands have reached out to my office expressing concern about this. frankly, the congregation i grew up in helped send to me an important signal about what it means to be a community of faith by welcoming a refugee family from south vietnam. that very congregation was set to welcome a syrian refugee family this thursday and i heard by e-mail, by twitter, my phone
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call from folks all across delaware that they want me to be standing up against this ban and they want to make sure that religious discrimination isn't inshrined in how the trump administration carries this forward. >> they suggest the democrats try to slow down the approval process of the cabinet nominees. can you do that? are you considering that? >> we'll have to talk about that as a caucus. we have limited tools to do that. we have i think made reasonable efforts to slow down those cabinet nominations that were being rushed through to make sure that we get our questions answered to make sure that they complete their background checks. we're going to have to talk as a caucus about the consequences that we start filibustering nominees and what happens next. we do expect a supreme court nominee from president trump this week. frankly allison this is going to be a very challenging first 100 days of the trump administration
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given how many different things they are moving around. >> so during senator sessions confirmation hearing you were obviously a part of that committee, he says, i believe, correct me if i'm wrong that he would not support a muslim ban. did you hear him say that? >> that's my recollection. but i also think it's telling that rudy on cnn said that now president trump called him up and said how do i get a muslim ban done and he coached him through a group of legal advisors on how to craft a muslim ban that might be legally defensible. i point out to senator sessions that the way this ban was crafted specifically encourages religious minorities from these countries to make applications.
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many say it is not a muslim ban. it's targeting only majority muslim countries and has a specific carve out for religious minority. i don't think it's good policy when we start picking specific religions and specific nationalities. for us to welcome or admit. that goes back to the dark days of our immigration policy as a country when we blocked jewish refugees from coming here during the holocaust. >> i heard you use the term alternative facts. that you say the trump administration was using in terms of numbers of refugees. what is that a euphemism for. >> that's for a lie. that's a euphemism for spreading false facts. it's important that we put the record straight about what the numbers are here as cnn has been
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repo reporting. not one american has been killed in a terrorist attack by someone that's a refugee from one of these countries. to say it makes us safer i don't think it meets that test. >> that's such an important point to reiterate. i'm glad you did. the trump administration said we didn't make up these 7 countries that we're now suggesting for this travel ban or ordering from this travel ban. this came from 2015 from the obama administration. these are the countries that they identified as being terror prone. what is your response to that? >> that is correct that the state has a terror list and there's the 7 countries. three countries from which people have come who committed the 911 attacks and other attacks are excluded from this list and it unclear why they
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were excluded from this list. i suggest that's not really what is going on with this, i believe, muslim ban. >> thank you very much for your perspective on all of this. we'll talk soon. >> we are following break news from canada, gunman going on a deadly rampage at a mosque in quebec. the islamic cultural center was the target. canada's prime minister did call it a terrorist attack. paula is live with the latest. is there anymore now? we heard reports of arrests. the files belong to those that are arrested. what they want to know if there's more co-conspirators. this has so shaken the community here. it was a coordinated attack and using what were likely to be bad
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firearms. an incredibly chilling, 8 are in the hospital. 6 are now fighting for their lives. the community here trying to come together saying they really didn't think this could ever happen here. they have very cherished secular values here. they were trying to do a lot of outreach but never thought it would come to this. police should have an update in the next couple of hours. >> i'll take it. paula newton, thank you very much. president trump beginning his second week in office. is there more drama in store? he has been unprecedentedly productive. we have tom friedman coming in for perspective, next. h you... ...the rest of the world... ...fades away. so i got you something that stands out as beautifully... ...as you do. le vian at jared. jared works directly with le vian designers to bring you more exclusive pieces... ...than any other jewelry store in the world. like the le vian ombre bracelet... ...featuring le vian chocolate diamonds.
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lashing out at critics calling this media hysteria and nothing more. joining us now new york times columnist and best seller thank
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you for being late and optimist guide to the age of accelerations. i'll tell you what is accelerating is this tension between what the white house does and how the media is covering it and the reaction to the saying. do you believe this is media hysteria or is there cause for concern? >> you know, the question of immigration and in this age of acceleration and there's 65 million migrants and refugees on the road today and that's more than at any time. this is going to be a long-term challenge for any stable developed country and the european union and the united states in particular. the question is how do you approach that? if what you'd expect from a president is to get his commerce department to weigh in on cop her shl implications. weigh in on one of the diplomatic implications and so
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on down the line. and that was not done here at all. we know the secretary of defense is not consulted in the process of this that homeland security was only showing it a few days before. we don't even have a confirmed secretary of state. why was this rushed out? we have to be clear about that. this emerged from a campaign promise that donald trump made in order to steal a march on the other republican candidates. and then when he came in he wanted to quickly show his supporters that he was living up to his promise without proper consultation and members of his own party. not just john mccain and lindsey graham but rob portman. it wasn't properly vetted. that's what the press and many people are calling out. >> this is a very aggressive
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solution to a problem that doesn't exist. and people have done the research just as you say and the 7 countries and going back to before 911 but the number of refugees in this country have been involved in the united states have been zero. >> back to 1975. >> yeah. so there's no issue here and more secure as an american if someone that is on our own terrorist watch list in america so much so that they cannot board an airplane in this country without being checked. couldn't buy an asult weapon. under the pressure of the nra and refuses to do that as does trump. that would make me feel better if somebody that was on our terrorist watch list in this country of any nationality couldn't buy an assault weapon and, you know, so that's what is
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so fraudulent about the whole thing. the whole thing is contrived to make you and me afraid because trump has basically run his campaign. >> people are afraid though. what we see in the push back here is feeling not fact. it's not that people are arguing the facts. we did a segment on it today and we're sending it all over social media. the facts don't support the policy but the phobia does. >> the phobia does. >> taken your job and always looking for a target the other and then donald trump comes in as the hero that will protect you. >> except that the roll out was so -- the announcement at the airport was so messy. i mean, we heard him say we didn't want to telegraph what we were going to do. because there would be people trying to make it in. >> it goes back to your point. it's not like we were sitting here facing mumt m imminent
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threats from those countries and i go back to the point there is a larger question and this is one of the themes of my book and really destabilizing a lot of countries. and increasingly increase the order and disorder. sow i don't have central africa and rising zone of disorder and people are clammering to get order. that's where the up surge of immigration is coming from. wait a minute, who do we need to help us on that? mexico. my broader problem with trump is nothing is connected in this world. i made the point yesterday. i quote a system's analyst that says you shouldn't think out of the box. because everything is connected
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to everything else. and trump says let's build a wall on the mexican border. how many americans know does trump even know if you fly through baghdad to mexico city. we have such cooperation to mexico. after 911 we shut the canadian and mexican borders. what did that do? almost brought the u.s. auto industry from a halt because the supply chains came from both to make our cars. we created a north american security envelope on every front trump takes on china. >> i'm going to stand up to china. i form an 11 nation trading for people to share values. i might call it transpacific partnership or ttp. we're going to get rid of that. and then take on china.
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why does mexico have lower wages in america. they have lower labor standards and what did ttp do? it forces them to raise their labor and nothing is connected in their world and everything is a one off. and did we get a rise out of the press. that's ultimately what is going to do them in to understand these linkages. you have to read. you have to have done your homework and they have not done that. >> let me ask you something else about this. this could be nothing but it just seems so odd. the administration puts out a holocaust remembrance message. it doesn't mention the jews or who was killed in the holocaust being the jews in the main and they came out one of the press staff for the president came out
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with an extra police station. >> well when it was pointed out to one of the communication staff why didn't you mention any jewish people being killed in this genocide she then directed i believe it was jake tapper to a link online at huffington post that said yes 6 million jews were killed but also 5 million other people including gypsies and communists and anarcists and trade union. >> have you ever heard of a holocaust remembrance message from the white house that didn't mention jews being killed. >> it's odd. people are look at how the obama administration did it and they were the central victims of this and hope the reaction is just whack i can basically. you just never know with these people. is there some weird things out in there from bannon and
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hyperamerican nationalist and no one talks to anybody. they came to washington and added to, don't need to consult with you very much. they already had the senior level of the state department and people say why would you do that. this is a political people. and everything you did was wrong. we have nothing to learn from you. and it's a little scary. >> when you look back at some of the things that were peddled on breitbart. you could think there's a method to this. >> i don't want to accuse anyone of anything. and when we have the travel gate and so really i'm struggling and
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make mistakes and giving their sea legs and part of being generous to them also requires generosity on their part. you don't just come in guns blazing and change a fundamental american policy without even consulting your own. >> you do have a feeling. >> you think bannon being put on the nsc should be a higher priority story. >> i find it disturbing as an american citizen. i don't know bannon or what he knows. maybe he's a genius. he was in the navy. maybe he knows a lot about the world but the idea that you would make it invitation only for the chairman of the joint chief of staff and believe the dni to be part of the meeting that's just nuts. why wouldn't you want the input of our senior coordinator on intelligence and our senior coordinator on the military. i wouldn't want to make it by
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invitation only. i'd want their input on every issue. >> one of our panel made the point of what would have happened if elevated to that level without the expense of the chairman of the joint chiefs and it's unimaginable and this is a political move and it's a consolidation of power. >> the biggest worry about president trump is this man came out of a very narrow real estate background. he doesn't read books. he learns from watching the show and the last person that talked to him. i think as a result he's easily manipulated. i don't think he knows a lot of these issues and when bannon comes along or people on any number of other issues, the oil companies, the coal companies he is easily manipulated. >> persuadable is a different word for it.
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>> i hope so. i hope it's early on. i hope it's rookie mistakes. the morning of the president's election, i quoted a friend of mine that said you americans you kick around this country like it's a football but it's not a football. it's a egg. you can drop it. you can break it. there's so much at stake for us because allison and chris if we as a country get distracted and knocked off our values your kids won't just grow up in a different america but a fundamentally different world. >> we enjoyed having you and talking to you and getting your perspective on all of this. >> not easy to get you on the show. you have a lot of suitors. >> always happy to be here. >> a major national security shake up. president trump's top strategist is getting a seat at the table while two major principals are being demoeted. what does it mean? that's next. never waver.
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downgrading the rolls of the director of national
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intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs while upgrading his own chief strategist steve bannon. cnn national chief correspondent joins us now with the details. what have you learned joe. >> a couple of things unusual about this. you have the elevation of what's a political advisor to a regular permanent seat on these national security council meetings but then also taking away the regular seat from the director of national intelligence as well as the chairman of the joint chiefs the commander of all u.s. military forces. one additional thing that's unusual about that is keep in mind your director of national intelligence and chairman of the joint chiefs are both senate confirmed positions. the white house strategist, that's the title of steve bannon not confirmed. so you had additional voices piping in on who they would be. you had a good sense of the views and the experience of the
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chairman of the joint chiefs and the director of national intelligence. those are differences and you're hearing that and let's be clear. not just from democrats that held these positions before but from republicans as well. let's look at what susan rice was saying on twitter yesterday. really quite angry tweets. cut out everything. it's not just susan right from the obama administration and served both bush and obama saying this is as well and keep in mind those are people that sat in on those meetings in trying times for this country alarmed by the changes. >> let's talk about who has sat in on those meetings because it's been pointed out that he
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played the role of steve bannon was not in there so how unusual is this for a political advisor to have a seat there. >> they weren't there today and looking back to george w. bush that was a constant decision not to have a political advisor on the national security council meeting so there's no question that that is unusual. and james clapper i know he had a seat every time in those principle meetings so that's different. now to be clear i have spoken to others and spoken to people in the cia for instance that said that while they won't have that regular seat that they're not being excluded. they don't feel they're being excluded. they feel that when they have intel or council to provide they
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will be heard. the process was concentrated in a very tight inner circle of donald trump advisors in the white house at the exclusion, look at the travel ban. at the exclusion of general mattis the pentagon, rather the defense secretary was sitting next to donald trump when he signed the executive order. so already we're seeing when these decisions are being made it's the tight group advising the president at the exclusion of the cabinet secretary. we have to see how this plays out in the national security council but if you look at the first week it looks like a pattern. >> okay, jim, thank you very much for walking us all through that. >> thank you. >> so our new president for his part is ignoring the widespread criticism and protests calling the travel ban a quote, massive
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executive order banning people from 7 muslim majority countries to traveling to the u.s. for at least t90 days. we'll hear from both sides. he was is senior advisor of the trump campaign. good to have you both here.
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let's start with you. why does the ban a good thing to do. >> what they're doing is continuing the campaign against terrorism which was started of course it's been going on for let's just say decade nous but the 7 countries were designated as countries of concern by the obama administration and they were because they are known to have antiamerican sentiments. they're known to have terrorist training camps and they're known to have very, very poor documentation and almost impossible vetting and people that are leaving there and those 7 countries are in continuation of what the obama administration recognized as a potential threat to the united states. potential. >> so the point of push back has been consistency. fair push back. >> well, i think you have been highlighting the facts this morning that nobody from these
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countries has committed an act of murder in the united states there's been no tariffs in these countries. he didn't ban people from the countries. that's the problem. the fact that there's no proximity is illegally. >> that's not true, two terrorists came in in 2011 from iraq that will cause president obama to do a six month ban and this is a 90 day moritorium and how do you vet these people and i understand about the results of the election and gives the trump administration one more time. people from these countries have known to be involved in terrorist plots. steve miller from the white house said yesterday there are actually about 400. he did not elaborate.
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and people from these countries have caused terrorist attacks in other nations and what we're doing is not going back and readdressing 911 type threats. we're looking at what happened. terrorism you know evolves. >> terrorism is also provoked by actions. what you're going to see how you evolve on this as well. i predict that you are going to see a primary challenge. somebody on the republican side that wants to make america safe again because what he is doing is provoking and that is not who we are. and not only that but let me just say one thing about what you raised with president obama. he took an action in response to something. this is not in response to anything. there has been no actual threat
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here and it is too narrow as well. >> trying to be proactive is a good thing. we don't always need to. >> i actually think we could have proactively done something about bin laden before 911. it would have been a good thing. but let's talk about being politically correct. we had 8 years of that under barrack obama that would not use the term radical islamic jihad and look at canada. it's way too early and i'm not going to say here's the conclusion but he said we're not going to do what america did we're open borders and yet where was a terrorist attack this weekend. it was in canada. that's a very sad thing. >> you don't know anything about that. you don't know where those shooters came from. >> being politically correct doesn't get the job done. >> it's not about political correctness. that's about upholding the
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constitution. >> constitutional rights of noncitizens i think you're getting some very, very mirky water governor. it's people that are professionals and international regular travellers. a agree with you. of the 325,000 that came in, that were inconvenient and that was 108 too many and the reality is we still need to figure out how do you vet people from these countries that are known to harbor terrorist training camps. >> no doubt. i agree with you on this. vetting is appropriate and appropriate to the challenge so i will say one other thing. his actions are such in shock across america and you have protests at 90 airports and venues at least what is happening. they're not just from the coast. they're not just politically correct. these are protesters that want
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america to remember what america is which is a nation of immigrants unless you are a native american. you cannot forget that. >> have no doubt that the left can get a flash mob instantly tomorrow. >> this is not about the left. >> we'll see it on the supreme court nominee later this week. >> this is human beings that want this country to uphold the constitution. >> we can agree the process should have been better. i think frankly if we could get democrats to confirm the secretary of state it would be a huge step in making the progress and you would agree with me on that. president obama the first week in office he had 12 of his cabinet members confirmed. >> president trump did not have vetting papers in and president obama did. >> governor, governor, that's politics you know thanchts you are seeing an administration that is acting in a reckless way to try to appear and executive
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order and allowing the democrats to follow through the cabinet nominations. you have to be better prepared. that's all i'm saying. >> the secretary of state designates the 7 countries of concern. if you don't have a secretary of state you have to do what president obama's previous secretary of state did. your problem as sy secretary of state kerry not with an unconfirmed nominee. >> maybe you should have waited until you had a secretary of state until you designed a policy. >> terrorism can't wait, chris. >> all right. i appreciate the spirited discussion it's good. but just as point of fact immigration did continue under that policy that was put in place in 2011. people were isolated from the countries. no question about that but it wasn't an out right ban. >> this isn't a ban. it's a 90 day moritorium.
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only from 7 countries. >> call it a tomato. i'm just saying nobody can get in right now. thanks for the spirited discussion. always appreciate it. >> governor you owe me lunch. >> i do. you owe me dinner. so there. >> i'll buy you both lunch. let me get out of this segment. >> take care. >> will it involve a tomato or tomahto. meanwhile muslim community leaders are reacting to the president's travel ban. how sit effecting their communities? we get that next. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me.
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. president trump's executive order barring citizens of seven muslim majority countries of traveling to the u.s. for 90 days has been met with outrage here at home and abroad. the white house insists it is not a muslim ban. joining us to talk about the travel ban and its impact, ha reason mogul, senior fellow at the center for global policy, and riz juan jack khan, chairman of the all dulles area muslim society. gentlemen, thank you very much for being here. i want to ask, because you have a huge community there, you are the chairman of the second
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largest, i believe, mosque and muslim community in the country. so what is it like for your community? what has the response been to this travel ban? >> alisyn, thank you very much. peace be with you. as the american muslim community, we absolutely believe in national security, and we believe in the constitution and upholding american values and democracy. we believe that we actually had a holocaust survivor at our mosque yesterday for holocaust remembrance day, and she said it very clearly, that we must welcome the stranger, as the jewish community has spoken out, the christian community has spoken out, that we must welcome the refugees, immigrants. so we absolutely agree with the interfaith community that we must uphold the american values. i went to dulles airport after the holocaust remembrance event and spoke to people there and heard about stories about a u.s.
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citizen, his sons who are green cardholders from yemen were made to turn away their green cards and were turned back. now they're stuck in ethiopia. christian syrians were turned back. so this executive order's unintended consequences or intended consequences is challenging concerns in the christian, muslim, jewish and interfaith communities. >> last night there was an attack on a mosque in quebec city, six people killed. we don't know much, don't know who the people are behind this or if this is terrorism. we know there's been a spike in anti-mosque activity since the san bernardino attacks. are muslims scared right now? >> most people are really scared. it's unfortunate. pretty much every muslim i know in the u.s. and canada. there's a feeling of being
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squeezed that there's this rise in anti muslim sentiment. now that it's coming from more senior levels of our society it's more out there. you have groups that smear muslims who justify their actions in the name of religion. me personally, i was overwhelmed this weekend when everything happened at jfk, when en the iraqi interpreters who worked with the u.s. military were detained. is this the first step to something darker? i will say, and something i've seen this weekend, there's so much good right now in this country. the fact that people spontaneously came to one airport and now two. as the former governor said in a previous segment, 90 airports across the country, thousands of people all over the united states standing up. that's something i think a lot of people hold on to and have to realize and remember, that we're actually the majority, most americans are not comfortable with this and where this is going and most americans are willing to stand up against this kind of treatment. >> that is so generous of you,
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haroon. i read your facebook post, don't panic, don't turn to hate, don't give in, don't give up. what is the answer? >> this is a concern for me as a muslim. there are obviously people out there who are vulnerable who might be tempted to harm themselves or harm others, people who can snap under pressure. what is going to push them over the edge? for muslim communities, we need to check in on each other and take care of each other. i'd love to see the solidarity. i got a message from my business law professor saying we're really proud of you and the work you're doing. that's what people need to see, be reassured by. this is not a society turning against you. there are some angry people. the overwhelming majority of people are on your side. don't forget that and turn to a kind of narrative. >> mr. jaka, what do you think is the answer? >> interfaith solidarity.
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as haroon has said, the christian, zeek, booedist, hindu, we're altogether and invested in our country to counter bigotry and counter hate crimes. all our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families of the victims of the quebec city attack. we appreciate prime minister trudeau's strong statement of condemning that attack. we have to counter bigotry and hate crimes through working with law enforcement just as we have to protect our country working with law enforcement. so through muddle respect and understanding. the outpouring of wonderful support from the interfaith community is heartwarming. the national council of churches, and many evangelical christians are continuing to support and partner with the muslim community. this friday at our mosque, enter faith community and civic
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society are coming to show support. they have signs welcoming the muslim community and loving the muslim community. we have to respond to bad with good. that is absolutely what the muslim community will do and all faith communities. >> gentlemen, thank you for your kind words. we will speak again soon. thank you for being here. >> thank you. peace be with you. >> and you. we are following a lot of news. let's get to it. >> there are 46 other countries with muslim populations that are not part of this. that's an important thing to note. >> when he first announced it, he said muslim ban. show me the right way to do it legally. >> no hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here. >> this whole idea they're being separated and ripped from their families, that's temporary. >> it's not right to treat human beings like that. >> love, not hate, that's what makes america great. >> this executive order was mean spirited and un-american. >> gunmen going on a deadly rampage at a mosque in quebec.
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witnesses describe a coordinated assault. >> quebec city today has been hit by terrorism. >> this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alisyn camerota. >> welcome to your "new day." it is monday, january -- >> good catch. >> i'm not going to say june 30th. >> i almost called you frank earlier. >> president trump defending his executive order banning people from seven countries from traveling to the u.s. triggering lawsuits, protests in the street and worldwide condemnation. the white house claims this is not a muslim ban. >> even some of the top republicans are distancing themselves from the administration's move. they're slow to opposes and distancing may even be generous. we'll see if party or patism wins out. cnn's athena jones live at the white house. >> good morning, chris. after a weekend of confusion, the departmen

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