He added that he has ordered Homeland Security to step up "extreme vetting" of immigrants, like New York's terror suspect.
Following the deadly attack in NY that killed at least eight people and injured a dozen, President Donald Trump said he had ordered the Department of Homeland Security to implement tougher procedures to screen applicants who wish to come to the US.
But a measure that's grounded in a non-xenophobic attempt to keep Americans safe wouldn't be politically incorrect.
It is thought that the devastating attack which killed eight innocent people will further intensify the Presidents plans to introduce the strict new program which he has been campaigning for since the past year. We must get MUCH tougher (and smarter).
The next 24 hours - and the 24 hours after that, etc. - were also not an appropriate time to discuss potential legislation to address the scourge of gun violence, which has claimed more U.S. lives than terrorism on American soil since 2001. Trump wrote on Twitter on Tuesday night.
Trump's first on-camera remarks: The President speaks during spray for Cabinet meeting in the early afternoon on November 1, and forcefully calls for a re-examination of USA immigration policy and says his White House will undertake that immediately.
Travel from Uzbekistan, from where the perpetrator of Tuesday's attack originated, would not be affected by the proposed ban.
The report was released this afternoon: "President Trump's commission on the opioid crisis called Wednesday for a nationwide system of drug courts and easier access to alternatives to opioids for people in pain, part of a wide-ranging menu of improvements it said are needed to curb the opioid epidemic".
"You'll have to contact the White House regarding the President's tweet", said Homeland Security acting press secretary Tyler Houlton. This is the first major attack after the deadly attack in NY on September 11, 2001.
Officials said information about the incident was preliminary and said more information was to follow. He speaks out against "chain migration", and the visa program that allowed the driver into the USA and calls the United States system of justice a "joke".