FLASHBACK : Democrats and Judges Had No Problem When Jimmy Carter Banned Iranians

Amidst all the chaos of Democrats and liberal judges ruling that the recent travel ban being imposed by President Trump is “unconstitutional,” people forget that Jimmy Carter banned Iranians from entering the U.S. back in 1979.

The liberal hypocrisy goes way back…

From the Daily Wire

President Jimmy Carter took a similar action when he banned Iranians from entering the United States. After 52 Americans were taken hostage in 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, Carter cut diplomatic ties with Iran, kicked all diplomats out of the U.S. and banned Iranians from entering the country.

“The steps I have ordered today are those that are necessary now,” Carter said in announcing the move. “Other actions may become necessary if these steps do not produce the prompt release of the hostages.”

Carter also ordered federal officials to “invalidate all visas issued to Iranian citizens for future entry into the United States, effective today. We will not reissue visas, nor will we issue new visas, except for compelling and proven humanitarian reasons or where the national interest of our own country requires. This directive will be interpreted very strictly.”

H/T American Lookout


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