State political leaders divided over Trump immigration restrictions

Photo by Saiyna Bashir, The Capital Times
Photo by Saiyna Bashir, The Capital Times

State political reaction to President Trump's new immigration restrictions is generally falling along party lines.
Republicans generally supported Trump's executive order and said calling it a blanket ban on Muslim immigrants is inaccurate. New U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, however, noted he had some concerns with how Trump implemented the order.
Gov. Scott Walker also weighed in, calling it a "safety issue." Walker in 2015 called for a halt to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Wisconsin and last year sent a letter to the incoming Trump administration seeking to give states more authority ove...

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