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Trump Tweets Defense of His ‘Extreme Vetting’ Plan After Outcry Over Immigration Order

President Trump this morning slammed the New York Times and defended his “extreme vetting” plans a day after massive uproar over his immigration executive order.

People were protesting at JFK and other airports yesterday in response to people being detained after Trump’s order to ban entry to the U.S. by refugees and people from seven predominantly-Muslim nations. A federal judge granted a stay on the order.

That, of course, is the big headline on the front page of today’s Times. And earlier this morning, Trump slammed the paper on Twitter:

And the president went on to defend his “extreme vetting”:

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