Former President Donald Trump called for the ideological screening of immigrants, and he advocated the rejection of refugees from Gaza.
The former president made the remarks during a campaign event in Iowa. Trump reaffirmed a commitment to his controversial travel ban, a major point of his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump said that the country had “no choice” but to reinstitute the ban.
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Former President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Monday, Oct. 16, 2023, in Clive, Iowa.
“Democrats fought us like crazy over the travel ban, you know that, they fought us like crazy. I had to go through the whole court system but after 18 months in Court, the Supreme Court finally ruled the travel ban was totally constitutional, because we want to keep bad people out that want to destroy our country,” Trump recounted. “As President, I also suspended …