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President Trump defends his temporary ban on citizens


from seven countries entering the United States.


There have been angry protests in the United States -


and still some confusion over who it applies to.


The President blames chaos at airports on a computer outage,


and mocks Democrats involved in the protests.


Shock Schumer yesterday with fake tears. I will ask who is his acting


coach will stop -- Chuck Schumer. I'll speak to some of those


affected by the policy - and hear from Trump voters


who are fully behind it. As far as security to our country,


threats to our country, if they feel this is necessary, I am with it all


the way. No matter how high I get in my career, it will still be the


Syrian Muslim, that will be it. Here in the UK - nearly one


and a half million signatures. The petition calling for the UK


government to abandon Donald Trump's proposed state visit to Britain


is growing - but Theresa May I have issued that invitation, the


invitation to President Trump to the United Kingdom and that protest


stands. The protests are beginning in London tonight. The Foreign


Secretary says UK passport holders and dual nationals will not be


affected by the ban. I'm Katty Kay in Washington


and Christian Fraser's in London. Week two of the Trump administration


- and already there are legal challenges to one of the President's


key election pledges - the introduction of a temporary ban


on refugees and visa holders from seven majority Muslim


countries, including Iraq and Syria. Today European governments have


been seeking further clarity on who is banned,


and who is not. But Mr Trump makes no apology


for the way the ban was implemented, as Nick Bryant reports


from New York. A policy intended to


defend America is seen by protestors as an attack


on American values. And the demonstrations


against the travel ban brought This was Portland,


Oregon and an angry clash between supporters and opponents


of the president. Inside airports there has been great


confusion over who should be allowed into America,


partly because the ban was implemented so quickly


without consultation with the relevant


government agencies. And it wasn't just Muslim


arrivals who struggled This was the leading Democrat


on Capitol Hill, Chuck Schumer. It was mean spirited


and un-American. This morning at the White


House, President Trump I noticed Chuck Schumer


with fake tears yesterday. It was the protestors thronging


airports who Donald Trump claims are responsible for any chaos


over the weekend. Then an airline computer glitch


grounded more than 150 flights. He defended his travel


ban on Twitter. He said there was nothing nice


about searching for terrorists This was a big part of my


campaign, study the world. The bad would rush


into our country in a week. Over the water from


the Statue of Liberty, is Staten Island, the only New York


borough to vote for Donald Trump. Here there is strong


support for the travel ban. Whatever needs to be


done, has to be done. We live in a country of democracy


and if the majority of people feel they are threatened and wants


to have things in place, then we should be able


to have things in place. Donald Trump boasted throughout


the campaign he was a businessman But even members of his own


party have been critical of the botched roll-out


of a signature policy. In the past few hours


the Foreign Secretary here in the UK has clarified again


that the extreme vetting programme will not apply to British citizens


with dual nationality. But - today American


embassies around On the Facebook page


of the Embassy in Berlin, officials said any "national or dual


national" from the seven affected countries should not


schedule a visa appointment. Well, we've been speaking


to one woman directly affected by the ban -


Batool Shannan. She is a Syrian scientist who lives


in Essen in North Germany, who had already obtained a visa


to visit the US. I asked her how she felt as a Muslim


who was effectively locked out of the country. I had never thought of


myself as different. The religion is personal. It is part of you. But you


don't really show it around. I am not the kind of person who goes


around saying, I am a Muslim. I am not really a practising Muslim. A


lot of people cannot guess because of my parents but once they know I


come from Syria, they make the connection. It is really demeaning.


That is probably a strong word but the way I feel about it, no matter


what I do on the matter how high I get in my career, it will still be


the Syrian Muslim, that will be it. Everything else will be stripped


away. You can never be equal to the people here, for example. Not here


literally in Germany, but in general. You are not measured by


your achievements, you are measured by the two things you cannot


control, like your citizenship is given to you at birth, and your


religion is usually chosen by parents. You can choose whatever you


want to do with it but like I said, it is private. I am not prepared to


share it with anybody, because I didn't hurt anybody with it, it is


mine. Batool Shannan speaking to us earlier. When we looked at the


concept of this programme, 100 days, some people said, is it 100 days of


Donald Trump, or is it 100 days of how things are affected around the


world. What really became clear is the two things were deeply


connected. We have seen that very clearly over the course of the last


few days. I think we have lost Katty. That is the problem being


3000 miles apart. There she is. 3000 miles apart and a technical glitch!


We were pains to point out that the 100 days did not just apply to


Donald Trump's presidency, but also how it would affect security, the


economy and defence around the world. We got a sense of how the


world really is. You have to be aware of how far the White House is


aware of what the fallout would be from the executive order on Friday,


in terms of what allies around the world would think. But also if they


care. How much is the White House national security team, in terms of


secretary of defence, the secretary of State, the head of the CIA, are


they on board with this? Because they are the ones who have to deal


in terms of collecting intelligence, in terms of formulating policy with


America's allies and this is not good for America. I have lived in


America for 25 years and the only time I have seen at global reaction


like this was in the run-up to the Iraq war because of what George Bush


was doing. A lot of this has been about Steve Bannon, one of the


senior advisers to Donald Trump will stop he was once in charge of


Breibart. Some people are saying he is now supplanting the military top


brass. Some are saying the military top brass are not excluded although


that did seem the position of the executive order which is now signed.


George Bush specifically said he did not want Karl rove, who was a


political appointees come in on those intelligence meetings because


he wanted it pure intelligence, not litter sized intelligence. We can


now speak to retired Army General Wesley Clark. He served that Nato


and was a former presidential candidate on the Democrat side. He


is in Little Rock, Arkansas. I want to ask you about this travel ban on


immigrants from seven countries. As a security matter, it is a mistake.


It does not help your security. First, you cannot win the war at the


border, second we might be doing what is called extreme vetting of


people in the country anyway. Third, it does alienate us from governments


who are trying to help off abroad, and defeat since the Al-Qaeda and


Isis propaganda lines. You can only view this in terms of follow-through


on a campaign pledge terms of American domestic politics. It is


like the other executive orders which was signed in the first week


of the Trump administration. It could be called the education of


Donald Trump. It could be called something else. But you cannot


govern the country with executive orders which are not coordinated and


apparently this wasn't. I will not ask what else you would call this!


You and I know that if you poll the American public, as polls have been


done recently on stricter immigration procedures, he


campaigned radically on tougher administration Leave immigration


procedures. He is just following through on what he campaigned on.


You could argue that but the consequences were not foreseen


because the circumstances were not understood. If you polled the


American public, 70% are in favour of tighter gun control but we will


not get that and 70% are in favour of family planning but this runs


counter to the mandate in office. This is the rough and tumble of


politics. General Clark, as a former supreme Allied Commander, spell it


out for us a little bit more specifically, how this might hurt


American national security? Well, we have to work with our allies and the


Allies have to work with us. We have had mixed messages from the Trump


administration and figures within the Trump administration on Nato. I


thought we got some clarity with Prime Minister May's visit last


week. They both agreed that Nato was important but beyond that, when you


get into specific issues, you have to do intelligence sharing, you have


to talk about people, you have to talk about groups with Muslim


countries, because they are the ones who know these groups and people


best. If you cut off your relationships with those countries


and think you can build a wall, literally or figurative Lee around


America and Europe, you are making a mistake. You are not strengthening


security, you are weakening it. How would you advise your European


allies to deal with the Trump administration on this issue? Well,


on this issue, I think you have got to go back through all the different


methods of reaching out. We have intelligence to intelligence, state


to Foreign Ministry, state to defence cooperation, we have


alliance organisations, we have economic. You have to come back on


every single issue, on every single connection point back to the


administration, as well as having the ambassador talking to the state


department. You have business people who have been dealing with Donald


Trump. There are UK businessmen who know Donald Trump. Maybe they have a


view on this? That is general Clark from Arkansas. His guide on dealing


with the Trump administration! There has been some more news in


Washington. On Twitter Donald Trump said he would reveal the nomination


for the Supreme Court live. The president says he will


announce his choice On Twitter, Mr Trump wrote he'll


reveal his nomination live There's been a vacancy


on the Supreme Court bench since last February,


after the death of Mr Trump said he'd be nominating


someone who was "pro-life". Police in Canada say they've


arrested a suspect after a mosque Six people were killed and at least


a dozen others were injured, when shots were fired


inside the building Another man was arrested


and police say, he's now Canada's Prime Minister Justin


Trudeau says it was a terrorist The Australian government says


the US has agreed to honour a deal to resettle refugees currently


being held in off-shore detention Mr Obama had agreed


to take on refugees on Manus Island and Nauru -


and there were doubts about whether Mr Trump would follow


through given his latest travel ban. Many of the refugees


are from Iran, Iraq and Syria. A petition to cancel


President Trump's state visit to the UK has just reached


1.4 million signatures. Members of Parliament


have criticised the ban, and will debate the state


visit on Tuesday. As we mentioned a little earlier


the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been addressing


parliament in the past few hours - The general principle is that all


British passport holders remain welcome to travel to the US. We have


received assurances, we have received assurances from the US


Embassy that this executive order will make no difference to any


British passport holder, irrespective of their country of


birth, or whether they hold another passport. That is the current


Foreign Secretary, let's speak to the former Conservative Foreign


Secretary, Malcolm Rifkind. What do you make of this petition?


Well, I think it genuinely reflects the views of a large number of


people in the United Kingdom, but you cannot conduct International


Relations on the basis of the number of people who may or may not have


signed a petition. But there is a general feeling that maybe the


extension of a state visit was held out too early, was not something we


could have held back? Cull you seem to misunderstand the point of state


visits. They are not meant to be a personal to the individual invited,


nor a reward for treatment they have carried out. We had a state visit


from the President of China a few months ago and China is not exactly


a democratic country that respects human rights but it was crucial in


order to advance the United Kingdom was my interests and influence China


in its behaviour. If that is true of China it is to be at least as true


when you're dealing with someone who whatever we think of them, and I


have no admirer of Mr Trump, but he is the democratically elected


President of the United States. I understand no US President has been


offered a state visit in his first year of office. Because previous


Presidents were already established political figures. We are dealing


with somebody who nobody expected to be President. This is a crucial


period for trying to get some opportunity to be able to influence


his decisions both now and over the weeks and months ahead. Clearly, a


state visit of the kind that is proposed bills on what has already


been achieved by Theresa May in her meeting in Washington. The United


Kingdom has an opportunity to influence the President at this


moment in time probably more than any other foreign head of


government. That is something we will use in a positive way. The


Prime Minister has made clear on this issue that is captivating


attention today, the UK strongly disagrees with the measures in the


executive order. Let's have a listen to the Prime Minister, who is in


Dublin today as a guest of Enda Kenny. This is what she had to say


on the travel ban. In relation to the policies that have been


announced by the United States, the UK takes a different approach. I was


Home Secretary for six years and at no stage did I introduce those sorts


of arrangements. So obviously, President Trump is now moving to put


into place what he had said he would do, but we have a different approach


to these matters in the UK. Theresa May, speaking in Dublin. Sir


Malcolm, I just wanted to ask, your advice to Theresa May is to deal


with Donald Trump in a polite but firm way on issues she might


disagree with him on. You could argue that is exactly what she did


on Friday and did not really get very far. No sooner is she on the


plane back to UK and Turkey, this row erupts over the immigration


bill, making her look a little like Tony Blair did with George Bush. I


was not present at these power conversations but we have no


indication they discussed refugee questions. It was her ability to say


without any contribution by him but he is 100% in favour of Nato, which


is a big step in the right direction compared to what you're saying


during the election campaign. As far as the current controversy is


concerned, I think the UK Government has two responsibilities, the first


which it has already done is to say clearly and unambiguously that it


disapproves, disagrees with the executive order and thinks there's a


very unwise decision. The second obligation is to use the diplomatic


means available to it to seek to influence changes in that decision.


Already, by getting the Foreign Secretary and the Home Secretary to


get in touch with their counterparts in Washington, we have had it


clarified that those with dual nationality will not be affected by


the band. They does not resolve the overall controversy but it is a big


step for tens of thousands of people who are affected by that. -- by the


ban. By good chance, we have a Prime Minister who already has a very


constructive personal relationship with the American President. I'd


remember, was Margaret Thatcher's -- in Margaret Thatcher's government


and involved with meetings she had with Mr Gorbachev, they totally


disagreed with each other, however, by personal conversation in a


constructive way, she was able to end up saying, this is a man with


whom we can do business, and that led to the end of the Cold War,


through President Reagan as well, without a shot being fired. On this


petition, the wording is such that it is not really drawing issue with


him coming to the UK, it is the capacity of the state visit. They


worry he might embarrass the Queen. Maybe for our global viewers, you


can explain why that might be the case. If I can say in the most


respectful and loyal way, Her Majesty the Queen is not capable of


being embarrassed. If you remember how difficult and painful it was


when we did the deal with the IRA to bring peace in Northern Ireland, and


the Queen at one stage had to shake hands with Gerry Adams and Martin


McGuinness, and her own family, Lord Mountbatten, had been one of the


people murdered by the IRA. The Queen is head of state and just as


the rest of us often have to do things which we personally dislike,


if we have public responsibilities, we have to decide what the interests


of our country as a whole require of us, otherwise we should not be in


that job. So the question of a state visit, state visits are more than


just working visits, but they have a serious purpose, not just


ceremonial, they are there in order to have the maximum impact on


another head of government, with whom we can make important progress


on things that we believe in and we wish to see advance. If we can do


that better to a state visit than without one, there is not the


slightest doubt in my mind that that is the right thing to do. The


sooner, the better. Because Donald Trump, like his predecessors, need


advice, is less aware of foreign policy in particular, than most any


of his predecessors over the last 50 years. Sir Malcolm, thank you for


being with us. Very interesting to hear his defence


of the rationale behind the state visit and why that is a good idea,


he seems to be saying, at the moment. And also his defence, I


think, of Theresa May and the efforts she has made to try to


influence the White House, when of course as you know, those protesters


are thinking actually, she seems to have caved too much. But there have


been protests across the Middle East as well reacting to Mr Trump's


travel ban. The BBC has heard stories around the whole region. In


Iraq, the Parliament has called for retaliation and a ban on Americans


visiting. More than 12,000 of those refugees were from Syria. Alex


Forsyth has spent the day with one of those affected.


A desperate sound but all too familiar for the UN's refugee


reception in Beirut. This is where hundreds of thousands of those who


fled Syria come for aid or advice. This morning, along with the usual


queues and quiet resignation, there was added frustration now Syrian


refugees have been banned from the US. For two years, Yasser has wanted


to find a new country in which he can settle. He said today, even if


given the chance, he would never go to America. TRANSLATION: I do not


want to go to a racist country that discriminate against Arabs and


Muslims. For others, it is another hope fading. Like this man,


desperate to leave Lebanon -- this woman, desperate to leave Lebanon


and get help for her cancer ridden child. She told me, I just want to


be treated like any other human being, look in a country which


protect my rights and helps my children.


Only a fraction of Syrian refugees would have been eligible for


resettlement in the United States. Those deemed to be the most


vulnerable. Yet, still here, news of President Trump's executive order


has increased the sense of hopelessness. Many feel another door


is now closed to them. Elsewhere, there is anger as cases emerge of


legitimate residents being stopped from returning to America. Like Ali,


from Iraq, who has lived near LA for three years but is stuck in Jordan


after leaving the US will work. Yesterday he missed his six-year-old


daughter's bracket. TRANSLATION: Today I went to buy a new ticket by


companies advised me not to travel. -- daughter's birthday. As the


confusions plead out across the Middle East, the scale of those


affected is still unclear. World-renowned clarinet player


Jeanne Anne is here for a concert. One of the many unsure if he will be


able to return home. I have not been able to go back for a few years and


now, this other home with my friends and family, now that has also been


barred. Watt-mac the consequences of the American immigration changes are


echoing around the region. In many places leaving behind questions and


growing discord. Alex Forsyth, BBC News, Beirut.


You're watching One Hundred Days from BBC News.


We have seen a lot of cloud today, rather misty and murky day as well


with temperatures in double figures, perhaps here in Swanage, but there


was some sunshine across Scotland, chilly here, with of fog and we also


had some sunshine across the far North of England. You can see the


difference in temperature from earlier as well. Double figures


towards the South West, nearer three Celsius in the Highlands. Tumbling


for a while in Scotland and the north-east England. Then all this


cloud comes in is lovely from the West, bringing rain and drizzle. The


more substantial rain comes into Northern Ireland and western


Scotland later. The wind picking up and a lot of low cloud, Sam Hill fog


and pretty mild. But chilly for a while across eastern areas.


Temperatures slow to rise during tomorrow. Some rain pushing its way


East across Scotland are some gusty wind, particularly around the Moray


Firth. The wettest weather probably first thing across Northern Ireland,


especially more eastern parts. Spitz and spots of rain and drizzle coming


in crossing them and Wales, a lot of low cloud and Sam Hill fog. -- some


hill fog. Deborah Gers are still sitting at ten or 11 Celsius,


contrasting with the chilly start for the Easter inside of the


country. The wet weather clears away from Northern Ireland and we get


some sunshine. That rain pushing East across Scotland. It will be


rather heavy at times. Gusty winds as well. A chilly wind blowing


across eastern parts of England and Scotland. Milder further West.


Premier league football returns tomorrow. It returns with this


cloudy and mild air, there could be some rain around as well. For the


first day of February, Wednesday, we will have some cloud and rain. Most


of it heading into the North Sea but lingering in the South East of


England. More rain coming into Wales and the South West. In between a


little brighter after a chilly start in Scotland, eight to 11 Celsius.


The weather will be coming in from the Atlantic this week and later in


the week, areas of low pressure pushing up from the South and West,


which will threaten some wind and rain. That is the theme for the week


ahead. The wind will get stronger this week. That will blow in some


rain from time to time. On the whole, I think will be on the might


-- mild sight, a far cry from what we have been used it over the last


week or so. Welcome back to 100 Days -


with Katty Kay in Washington As protests are held across America,


Donald Trump is making no apologies for the way his travel ban was


implemented across the weekend. And how much of a dusty how to push


these changes through? We will have a look at President Trump's


popularity. We do have some news coming in to us. It is from the


office of the former President Barack Obama. This is his first date


men since leaving the White House men since leaving the White House


and his officers President Obama fundamentally disagrees with the


notion of discriminating because of faith or religion. The statement


says he has been heartened by the civic engagement of the country.


has had a lot to say about President has had a lot to say about President


Obama's presidency. Is it usual to get involved this soon? I am


surprised he is getting involved this soon but I'm not surprised


because of the protests we saw at the weekend. Barack Obama did say


that he felt if there were issues of the fundamental nature of the values


of America and what it meant to the American then he would weigh in on


them. At the time the suggestion was about immigration and Hispanics but


now the president feels he needs to get involved in this. He did say he


would leave office and be quiet for a bit.


The one foreign policy area that has defeated all US presidents,


is finding a negotiated settlement to the Israeli Palestinian conflict.


It's no secret that Barack Obama saw Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


as one of the main impediments to peace, particularly when it came


to the building of Israeli settlements in the West Bank.


In contrast, Donald Trump has vowed to be Israel's "best friend".


He has invited Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House on February 15. We


have just heard that. He condemned a UN Security Council


resolution last year, that called for a halt to settlement


building, and he has promised to move the US embassy


in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Politics changes but Jewish


tradition remains. The ancient ritual of transcribing the Torah for


prayer boxes. From this factory in a settlement, this man has seen


American Presidents come and go. Now he hopes Donald Trump will write a


new chapter in US Israel relations. Obama came and Obama went, thank


God. That is what we think about Obama. Let's hope that we won't have


to think the same about Trump in four or eight years from now.


Rhetoric is cheap. Talk is cheap. Actions speak. Ties weakened under


President Obama who was against settlement building. The final blow


was allowing a resolution against it to pass at the UN. Israel was


furious. Because Israel is tough and smart and strong and Israel has been


sold out by Obama. Donald Trump has taken a far more pro-Israel line,


vowing to move the Embassy to Jerusalem. He said he would be


Israel's best friend in America. This settlement is deep in the


occupied West Bank which Palestinians want for a free state.


David Friedman, the President's pic for US ambassador, the President's


son and son-in-law have donated to it. He will not limit us like Obama


did. Maybe the world will change their approach to follow Donald


Trump. That the Palestinians say it is also their territory.


TRANSLATION: The Arabs claim it is theirs, it is not all birds. Those


who want to come and live in peace can but otherwise they can go. They


America, sort of, is entrenched America, sort of, is entrenched


here, but they fear support from Washington is burning away. The


language we have heard, particularly the language of ideology, that


Israel can do no wrong and the US will be the victim of Israel, and in


many ways the partner of Israel in its illegal activities, this is


serious cause for alarm, and if it moves its embassy, then there is no


reason to talk about any solution because it is finished. It is done


for. This is where a US embassy injuries in a stand, but the Trump


administration has now lowered expectations saying discussions are


at a very early stage. For years, the US has leased this empty plot


from Israel for the annual rent of a dollar. Successful presidents and


candidates have vowed to move here and then ditched it. Now Donald


Trump appears to be rowing back somewhat on the same promise. When


it comes to the new president, nobody knows what his Middle East


policy will be, whether an embassy will be built here and whether his


rhetoric will translate into reality. So an unknown quantity that


Israel's most important ally is renewing the relationship, and


others in the region fear what it means for the borders of this


contested land. Katty, it is an area I know well and


in that part of the world they pay attention to coded signals. The one


thing that might be different about this president is he is a


transaction or president, he arranges things as if they are


business deal, and I wonder if that might be a breath of fresh air for


the Middle East peace process. You are right, he is transactional. At


the weekend he spent an hour the weekend he spent an hour


speaking to the king of Saudi Arabia and the ruler of the United Arab


Emirates. A sign that having this uproar over the immigration ban, he


was still going to deal with senior Arab officials. When it comes to the


Israeli-Palestinian question, Donald Trump has made it clear he would


like to be the American president who solves this problem and he has


put his son-in-law Jared Kushner in charge of doing that so it is


something he will focus on but there are a lot of problems in the Middle


East as there are four other presidents. We will watch it


closely. We are going to turn back to the travel ban.


So some very noisy and visible protests this weekend in America.


But does that reflect popular sentiment around the country.


What are the polls telling us about Donald Trump's


His approval ratings for an incoming president were pretty low.


45% of Americans in favour, and by Saturday it had dropped to 42%.


The inaugural address was broadly well received with around half


We don't have any new polling on what they make of the travel ban


but data collected earlier this month showed nearly half


Here's what some of the Trump supporters on Staten Island


We lived in a dangerous world on Donald Trump's number one job is to


protect the American people. I have mixed feelings because members of my


family came as immigrants and they came here in a much different time


in history, and now with all the Lone wolves that operate and attack


the US, we really need to have some form of betting in place. --


vetting. I think circumstances in the Middle East over the last few


years require a degree of caution that we have not been exercising


before so I do think it is important. I'd trust him. His number


one job is to protect the American people and he said he would do it so


that is why he was voted in. Do I agree with everything he is doing


right now? No, identical. But I feel he has a reason for doing what he is


doing so we have to wait and see. My parents are immigrants as well.


Although they came here legally with their own Visa and stuff like that.


Hopefully, in the future they can also have a future in the way my


people want to come to my country people want to come to my country


and they want to live here and stay here, if the betting is part of the


process, that should be acceptable to them as if I went to their


country and there was a vetting process in place that I would have


to abide by. But some of the people at the airport had already had their


visa checks. We are very threatened in this country and there are a lot


of things which our government know about in terms of threats to our


country, and if they feel that this is necessary, then I am with it all


the way. There we go. It is important to


remember there are a lot of people in America who stand. Where behind


the president. A lot of the criticism there has


been, has focused not on the controls the President


was trying to introduce, more on the way they


have been implemented. Let's speak to Professor


Jonathan Turley - he's a legal scholar


from George Washington Professor, let's unpack this, is the


law on President Trump's side with this immigration ban? I think he


definitely has the advantage. Part of the problem we are seeing is


there is plenty to disagree about this executive order. I happen to


think it is a terrible mistake, but what the court looks like is not a


policy or how it is rolled out, but whether a president has the


authority to suspend entries at the border. For the president, his


powers at the border, courts have generally deferred to presidents. It


is ironic to hear President Obama is ironic to hear President Obama


object because last year he told the Supreme Court that he doesn't


believe the federal courts should be second-guessing his policies on Ed


immigration. He said he fundamentally disagrees with the


notion of discriminating against individuals based on their faith or


religion. Could that get President Trump into legal trouble? I think it


is going to be difficult for a judge to come in and say I will reject the


National security claims of the president here or to say it is


unconstitutional to bar entry from particular countries. Jimmy Carter,


Barack Obama himself, have isolated countries in the past that they


believe our national security risks. One thing that will not happen in my


view is a federal judge will not view this as a Muslim ban, because


technically it is not. We can talk about motivations but federal courts


do not get into motivations. They look at this rather dispassionately.


They will see a ban that affects some but not most Muslim countries.


Thank you, unpacking the legality of this. All of this, the politics, the


legality, the international reaction, that is why we are doing


this programme. There is a lot happening in Washington which


affects our viewers around the world. Tomorrow we will be


discussing the Supreme Court. The first Supreme Court nominee will be


Days. Laura Trevelyan will be on Days. Laura Trevelyan will be on


Facebook live after this. And we'll be back tomorrow,


at the same time on BBC World News, and the BBC News Channel in the UK,


looking at President Trump's pick


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