Trump's tough calls, travel bans in US history, the music dogs like
February 02, 2017
Today, we examine what President Donald Trump calls a "dumb deal" with Australia. Also, we hear how Trump's travel ban compares to others in US history. And a Massachusetts sheriff's idea for building a border wall with Mexico.
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As more and more migrants head to Paris, the shelters can't keep pace. Recently, the international NGO Doctors Without Borders brought in a mobile clinic to serve homeless migrants in the French capital.
For the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders with virtually no involvement from his Cabinet, Congress or federal agencies. Former ambassador and White House official Stuart Eizenstat says Trump's breakneck pace could backfire.
"My father was an immigrant," he likes to say, "a legal immigrant."
Nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz talks about the challenges that the Trump administration will face.
Now that the Trump Administration has agreed to honor Obama's "dumb deal" to resettle Australia's offshore refugees, the Australia government can heave a sigh of relief. The camps were an international and domestic embarrassment.
The Trump administration has put Iran "on notice' after a missile test. But confronting Iran militarily would be challenging. US troops stationed in Iraq would be extremely vulnerable.