Former US President Barack Obama supported the protests against his successor Donald trump. This writes the newspaper Politico.
According to Obama, the citizens coming out to protest, exercise their constitutional right of Assembly.
Obama stressed that the decision of the trump of limiting migration, in particular, about the suspension of the admission of refugees represents a threat to American values.
Trump January 27 signed a decree according to which the U.S. prohibits the entry of holders of green cards to citizens of Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan. In addition, for a period of 120 days suspended accepting Syrian refugees. The document notes that the entry of Syrian migrants are detrimental to the interests of the United States.
The US President, commenting on his decision, explained that the measure was not directed against Muslims, but against terrorists. According to him, the issuance of visas to citizens of all countries will resume as soon as additional measures will be taken in security policy within 90 days.