After the Latest Twitter Rant by Trump, the US Tightens Border Control
- Author: Joey Payne Nov 02, 2017,
Nov 02, 2017, 0:28
A awful idea: "President Donald Trump's Twitter demand Wednesday morning that a repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate be inserted in the Republican tax bill came out of the blue-and it's going over like a lead balloon on Capitol Hill". The decision is because of the NY bombing that killed 8 people and injured 11.
Enough!" And a third: "I have just ordered Homeland Security to step up our already Extreme Vetting Program. 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.
Sources involved in the investigation into the terror attack have announced that Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbek national, was identified as the terrorist.
At a press briefing, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio and New York governor Andrew Cuomo condemned the attack as an act of terrorism but urged New Yorkers not to be afraid of further attacks.
During her phone call with the U.S. president, May told Trump that the United Kingdom stands "shoulder to shoulder" in the fight to defeat the evil of terrorism.
He adds in a subsequent tweet: "We are fighting hard for Merit Based immigration, no more Democrat Lottery Systems".
Trump's tweet was vague on what aspect of vetting Homeland Security should "step up". "In NYC, looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person".
This response, taking action against Muslims, is in stark contrast with Trump's response to the Las Vegas shooting recently.
ISIS supporters have been praising the deadly truck rampage in NY which killed eight people yesterday as law enforcement sources revealed the suspect left behind handwritten notes pledging loyalty to the terror group.
Other experts agreed with this, but said that the Trump administration would put in place "fresher, tighter" mechanisms that everyone has to live with.
Halloween festivities took a tragic turn in New York City after a man in a rental truck struck and killed eight people - including five Argentines and a Belgian - on a bike path in Lower Manhattan. "We must get MUCH tougher (and smarter)".
"She reiterated that the UK will continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with the United States in defeating the evil of terrorism", the Downing Street said in a statement.