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Trump weighs revised travel ban

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 01:07

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is considering issuing a new travel ban executive order. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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President Donald Trump considering a new executive order to restore his controversial travel ban and circumvent any future courtroom showdowns over it. The president making the comments during a surprise visit with reporters aboard Air Force One, Friday... (SOUNDBITE) (English) U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, ACCOMPANIED BY MELANIA TRUMP, IN AN EXCHANGE WITH REPORTERS AND SAYING: "...we also have a lot of other options, including just filing a brand new order on Monday." "We'll see. But, Monday or Tuesday." White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus saying the administration could still escalate to the Supreme Court a legal dispute over Trump's original travel ban... which prevented refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. In addition, an unidentified judge on the 9th Circuit requested that the case should be reheard before an 11 judge panel. The Appeals court asked both sides to file briefs by Thursday. Regardless, President Trump repeated his vow to keep the country secure from people, who he says, are looking to do harm.

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Trump weighs revised travel ban

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 01:07