Mon, Mar. 6, 2017: Trump signs new travel ban

President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on Monday banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the United States but removing Iraq from the list, after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts.

The new order, which takes effect on March 16, keeps a 90-day ban on travel to the United States by citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. It applies only to new visa applicants, meaning some 60,000 people whose visas were revoked under the previous order will now be permitted to enter. Continue reading “Mon, Mar. 6, 2017: Trump signs new travel ban”

Mon, Mar. 6, 2017: Trump leads Economic Council meeting, holds other meetings at WH

10:30 am: Receives his daily intelligence briefing

12:30 pm: Lunch with Vice President Pence

1:35 pm: Meets with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

3:00 pm: Meets with the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Aijit Pai

4:00 pm: Leads a National Economic Council meeting

5:00 pm: Meets with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin

6:30 pm: Has dinner with the OMB Director Mick Mulvaney and HHS Secretary Tom Price