WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is expected to field questions about President Donald Trump’s immigration order in a news conference Monday, following a weekend of protests across the country.
Spicer is expected to speak sometime after 1 p.m. Watch his remarks in the player above.
Trump’s order temporarily suspends all immigration for citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries for 90 days.
Trump on Monday denied his immigration order was to blame for the chaos at the nation’s airports over the weekend, instead pointing to computer glitches, protesters and even the “tears of Senator Schumer.”
Only 109 people out of 325,000 were detained and held for questioning. Big problems at airports were caused by Delta computer outage,…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 30, 2017
Spicer said earlier Monday that “there are some people who might not like the way it was done, but they were all consulted in the process.”
PBS Newshour will update this story after Spicer’s remarks.
Associated Press’ Vivian Salama and Catherine Lucey contributed to this report.
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