John Bel Edwards, the Governor of Louisiana, says that President Obama and the White House have been in constant communication with him since the disaster took place, and praised Obama for having “shown that the flooding is a priority. In other words, President Obama hasn’t gone to Louisiana yet because the state has asked him to wait for the right time****right
White House Refugee Plan Overwhelmed by Syrian Exodus, senior national security officials will discuss raising the limit on the number of refugees from around the world allowed to enter the United States -- from 70,000 this year to 85,000 next year and 100,000 in fiscal 2017,
Extremists have targeted refugee program to enter US, McCaul says.Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) revealed portions of a classified letter from the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) on Monday, which offered new claims not previously disclosed by the Obama administration. The disclosure could give ammunition to critics of the White House’s refugee plans who have warned that the program is vulnerable to infiltration by adherents of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).