Wednesday 22 February 2017

Kenny should follow other world leaders and shun Trump

Published 31/01/2017 | 02:30

People protest against US President Donald Trump's travel ban at Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana Photo: Kelly Wilkinson/AP
People protest against US President Donald Trump's travel ban at Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana Photo: Kelly Wilkinson/AP

US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from entering the United States and restricting the entrance of citizens from six other Muslim majority countries for up to 90 days.

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The executive order has provoked mass protest throughout the US and has resulted in at least four judges issuing rulings that the order is unconstitutional.

The executive order has coincided with the confirmation of Enda Kenny's attendance at the White House to mark Saint Patrick's Day: perhaps the world's most famous immigrant festival.

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