Terrorism

Cabinet Members Lobby Trump to Take Iraq Off Travel Ban

Trump is expected to issue a new travel ban in coming days after federal courts blocked his Jan. 27 executive order that temporarily barred travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Senators Denounce Plan to Change Monitoring Program

White House press secretary Sean Spicer declined to comment on the reported changes last week, but said during a briefing that the program was initially intended to focus on "rooting out radical Islamic terrorism."

New Poll Finds U.S. Polarized Over Trump's Travel Ban

The Jan. 30-31 poll found that 49 percent of American adults said they either "strongly" or "somewhat" agreed with Trump's order, while 41 percent "strongly" or "somewhat" disagreed and another 10 percent said they don't know.

Trump Admin Debates Muslim Brotherhood Designation

A faction led by Michael Flynn, Trump's National Security Advisor, wants to add the Brotherhood to the State Department and U.S. Treasury lists of foreign terrorist organizations, the sources said.

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