Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Donald Trump endures withering fire for Muslim plan as he wins praise on right

By Maggie Haberman

Repudiated across much of the political spectrum but defended on conservative talk radio, Donald J. Trump on Tuesday stood by his call to block all Muslims from entering the United States. He cast it as a temporary move in response to terrorism and invoked President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s authorization of the detention of Japanese, German and Italian immigrants during World War II as precedent. [link]