31 Jan '17, 6pm

4 Iraq war veterans in the House ask @POTUS to exempt Iraqis who assisted US military:

4 Iraq war veterans in the House ask @POTUS to exempt Iraqis who assisted US military:

WASHINGTON – Four Iraq War veterans in the House are asking President Donald Trump to exempt Iraqis who assisted the U.S. military from his temporary ban on refugees and immigration. The three Republicans and one Democrat, including longtime Trump ally Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., said they are concerned Iraqi allies who have risked their lives and are now seeking a safe haven in the United States could be overlooked under the controversial ban. Three other congressmen who served as officers in Operation Iraqi Freedom -- Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., a major in the Air National Guard; Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a former Marine infantry officer, and Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, a colonel in the Ohio National Guard – also signed the letter sent to Trump on Monday. “These allies risked their own lives, as well as the well-being of their families, to advance America’s security...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/veteran-lawmakers-ask-trump-t...

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