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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Former President Barack Obama is “heartened” by the “degree of engagement” happening following his predecessor’s government order imposing a journey ban.
Monday afternoon, a spokesperson for the previous president issued a press release on the matter, saying partially,
“President Obama is heartened by the extent of engagement happening in communities across the nation. In his ultimate official speech as president, he spoke concerning the essential position of residents and the way all People have a duty to be the guardians of our democracy — not simply throughout an election however every single day.
Residents exercising their Constitutional proper to assemble, arrange and have their voices heard by their elected officers is strictly what we anticipate to see when American values are at stake.”
The president additionally rejected a comparability between President Donald Trump’s immigration coverage.
“With regard to comparisons to President Obama’s overseas coverage selections, as we’ve heard earlier than, the President basically disagrees with the notion of discriminating towards people due to their religion or faith.”
Through the day by day White Home press briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer didn’t touch upon the previous president’s assertion.