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Trump Teases Macron: “You Better Do A Good Job” Against Terrorism

Yes, he’d better. But Europe seems more intent on pretending that they have a crime problem, not a cultural one.

On the other hand, anyone like Macron who achieves power so young has a Machiavellian streak that may equip him in ways other European leaders are not to deal with the problem of Islamic extremism.

BTW, here’s Trump dissing the American media by calling on a Chinese journalist instead. He asked a question not about the Russia investigation but about . . . China.

H/T Washington Examiner.

New Poll Shows Vast Support for Trump Travel Ban

Well, this certainly contradicts the normal media narrative.

A new poll by Politico indicates that American are not ready become a vast sanctuary city for refuguees from countries where terrorists abound.

According to Politico:

After months of litigation and controversy, six-in-10 voters back the ban — and the survey suggests the actual policy may be more popular when separated from the president.

Asked whether they support or oppose the State Department’s “new guidelines which say visa applicants from six predominately Muslim countries must prove a close family relationship with a U.S. resident in order to enter the country,” 60 percent of voters say they support the guidelines, and only 28 percent oppose them.

The POLITICO/Morning Consult question doesn’t mention Trump, nor does it refer to the president’s executive orders on immigration. That contrasts with other polls, which mostly show greater opposition to the policy.

Eighty-four percent of GOP voters support the ban, while only 9 percent oppose it. But the policy is also popular among independent voters: 56 percent support it, compared to 30 percent who oppose it. Democrats tilt slightly against the ban, with 41 percent supporting it, and 46 percent in opposition.

Democrats are split on this? Since when did some Democrats embrace sanity at the expense of political correctness?

No, Trump Didn’t Mischaracterize London Mayor Khan’s Remarks

President Trump today tweeted that the mainstream media is abeting London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s spin that Trump took his remarks out of context when he derided Khan for telling Londoners not to be alarmed in the aftermath of a terrorist attack.

As far as I can tell, Trump is absolutely right. While, other than to offer support, our president should be staying out of Britain’s business — just like their leaders should be staying out of ours — Trump’s criticism of Khan was correct.

“Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his ‘no reason to be alarmed’ statement. MSM is working hard to sell it!” Trump tweeted this morning.

That’s true. Here is the original statement by Khan on Sunday:

Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days. There’s no reason to be alarmed.

Trump, who has bad blood with Khan, snickered at the remark.

“At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is ‘no reason to be alarmed!'” he tweeted Sunday.

Khan’s office issued a statement saying Trump has taken his remarks “out of context,” and the American MSM jumped to agree.

CNN, in a report on the exchange that was typical of many others in the MSM, spun it for London’s mayor and against our president: “But when Khan said in a statement that there was no cause for alarm, he was referring specifically to a visible increase in police activity on the streets of London in the wake of the attack,” CNN reported.

But what does that mean? If Khan was “referring” to the police, and not the terrorists, then it must mean that he was telling Londoners not to be concerned that the police were going to shoot them. Uh, I don’t think that’s what Khan was trying to say.

Rather, he was telling Londoners not be alarmed by what the increased police presence suggested, which was that there was a damn good reason for the police to be out in force. That is, he was telling people not be alarmed by terrorism, which is exactly what Trump was criticizing him for.

That the MSM would bend over backward to defend a British mayor over their own president says a lot about how biased against Trump they have become, and how much they hate him.

Trump: Middle East Leaders Agreed to Stop Funding Islamism

President Trump today indicated that Muslim leaders he met with in Saudi Arabia earlier this week agreed to stop funding the ideologies that lead to to terrorism. Trump said during remarks in Brussels: This call for driving out terrorism is a message I took to a historic gathering of Arab and Muslim leaders across the… Continue Reading

Justice Department Destroys Case Against Trump Travel Ban

Washington Examiner columnist Byron York shows how President Trump is clearly within the law with his immigration order banning travel from seven countries where terrorist organizations operate. And he indicates part of what is animating the Seattle judge who stayed to order is the judges own opinion on national security matters. From the piece: James… Continue Reading

Biden Expects Gitmo to Close by the End of Obama’s Presidency

Vice President Biden said Thursday it is his “hope and expectation” that the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison facility in Cuba will close before President Obama leaves office. Biden spoke during a press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in Stockholm. President Obama appears to be relentlessly determined, no matter the cost to national security,… Continue Reading

American University in Kabul Under Attack

American University in Kabul is under attack, according to various reports. There was at least one explosion, and gunmen reportedly stormed the campus. CBS News is following the story closely, and you can find updates here. Help we are stuck inside AUAF and shooting flollowed by Explo this maybe my last tweets — Massoud Hossaini… Continue Reading

Democrat Sit-In Hypocrisy

Well, at one lawmaker decided to confront the Democratic 1960s nostalgia ride. Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, tried to remind the Democrats staging Occupy House FLoor what the real issue was, saying “Radical Islam killed these poor people.” It’s not a gun issue. The free speech advocates sitting on the House floor shouted him down. Of… Continue Reading