Al-Qaeda

Immigration and terror

Immigration and terror

It is disheartening — if not entirely predictable — that President Donald Trump would look upon Tuesday’s truck attack in Manhattan that killed nine and injured 11 and condemn it not as a crime (which it was) or a moment to mourn and console (as the administration insisted was most appropriate behavior after the wake of the Las Vegas attack rather than discuss gun control) but as a way to attack immigration policy. In a Wednesday morning tweet, Mr. Trump blamed the diversity visa program (calling it a “Chuck Schumer beauty”) for enabling a terrorist devoted to ISIS to drive a pickup truck down a bike path in the deadliest New York terrorist attack since 9/11.

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