The White House could announce the new order as early as today, sources told Reuters. When the initial travel ban was blocked by the court, Trump accused the judge of putting the country "in peril" and claimed "many very bad and unsafe people may be pouring into our country".
Trump's ban, announced January 27, temporarily barred citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days, all refugees for 120 days, and Syrian citizens indefinitely.
The travel ban order, as clumsily implemented as it might have been, given its initial barring of permanent residents ("green card" holders), is supported by the majority of the American people.
The executive order was nonetheless struck down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, leading to a furious response from the president.
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"They're putting out the finishing touches on that executive order".
Meanwhile, CNN's White House reporter tweeted that Trump may not sign the revised executive order on Wednesday as was being expected.
We want the [executive order] to have its own 'moment, ' " CNN quoted the official as saying. They had urged the White House to reconsider including Iraq in the list since it has played an important role in fighting against the Islamic State group. The Iraqi parliament even considered banning US citizens to Iraq in response, potentially endangering the counter-ISIS effort. But Stephen Miller, a senior policy adviser, said last week that the new order would "have the same basic policy outcome".