The administration has said that the existence of the exemptions demonstrates that the ban is neither racist nor absolute because it allows the neediest to come to the United States. But the State Department declined to say who has received them.
“We'll see what happens,” said President Trump, who is meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House. Moon is expected to encourage Trump to follow through with the June meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The well-connected veteran of past GOP administrations helped convene senior intelligence officials for seminars at the University of Cambridge in England.
NASCAR’s combination of high-speed, high-risk racing and photo finishes has long appealed to fans. (Getty Images)
NASCAR’s combination of high-speed, high-risk racing and photo finishes has long appealed to fans. (Getty Images)
The family of NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France has owned the sport since 1948. (AP)
The family of NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France has owned the sport since 1948. (AP)
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch celebrates a win in Bristol, Tenn. (AP)
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch celebrates a win in Bristol, Tenn. (AP)
Declines in attendance and television ratings over the past decade have many in the sport convinced the France family may put the entire enterprise on the market.
Leonard Glenn Francis, the central player in the worst corruption scandal in Navy history, was scheduled to testify in Norfolk next week about his crooked dealings with dozens of Navy officers. But federal authorities, who have kept him locked up for five years, won't give him clearance to attend the trial, or even reveal where the defense contractor is.
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