Trump Makes use of Help for Israel to Revive Journey Ban Speak

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Former President Donald J. Trump, whereas addressing the combating in Israel on Monday, tried to stoke concern of assaults going down on U.S. soil and advised {that a} journey ban just like the one he carried out as president may cease such violence.

Mr. Trump’s feedback, at a marketing campaign rally in Wolfeboro, N.H., echoed the anti-Muslim rhetoric that he efficiently tapped throughout his 2016 presidential run, harnessing sentiments which have lingered within the put up 9/11 period.

Whereas discussing a collection of shock assaults launched over the weekend by Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, Mr. Trump promised to “stand strongly with the state of Israel” and stated, to cheers, stated that he had “imposed a strict journey ban to maintain radical Islamic terrorists” out of the USA.

He known as to “reimpose the journey ban on terror-afflicted international locations.”

“The bloodshed and killing that we noticed this week won’t ever, ever be allowed to occur on American soil,” he stated. “Apart from the truth that we have now now allowed tens of 1000’s of possible terrorists into our nation.”

He claimed, with out proof, that the “similar folks that attacked Israel” are getting into the USA by means of its southern border, the same message asserted by a minimum of two different Republican presidential candidates — Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Vivek Ramaswamy — over the weekend.

Throughout his 2016 marketing campaign, Mr. Trump known as for a “complete and full shutdown” of Muslims getting into the USA.

The order that his administration imposed shortly after taking workplace in 2017 banned journey into the USA for folks from seven international locations, most of them predominantly Muslim, although the order went by means of a number of iterations that modified the ultimate record of nations. Iran, one of many affected international locations, has funded Hamas.

Mr. Trump earlier revived discussions of a journey ban in July, saying in Iowa that he would impose a journey ban “even larger than earlier than.”