Priebus: Trump’s ‘Not Willing to Take Chances’ on Protecting Americans

‘We have to protect Americans first; these are countries that harbor and train terrorists’


PRIEBUS: "Well, today, for example, the president has a call with the — with — with — with leadership in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and other countries around world. And I’m sure this topic may come up. But the truth is, though, John, we have to protect Americans first. These are countries that harbor and train terrorists. These are countries that we want to know who is coming and going in and out of to prevent calamities from happening in this country. We’re not willing to be wrong on this subject. President Trump is not willing to take chances on this subject. He was elected president in many respects because people knew that he was going to be tough on immigration from countries that harbor terrorists. And I can’t imagine too many people out there watching this right now think it’s unreasonable to ask a few more questions from someone traveling in and out of Libya and Yemen before being let loose in the United States. And that’s all this is."

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