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U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine reacts to executive order on immigration

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine issued this statement Monday afternoon regarding the executive order on immigration that President Donald Trump signed Friday:

“President Trump's Executive Order on immigration is simply a pause, similar to ones issued by previous presidents including Mr. Obama. The temporary pause affects only seven terror prone countries so we can better vet people coming into the United States. The goal is to balance security with access. There is no ban on any religion.”

Click here to read reactions from other members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation.

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Darla Slipke

Darla Slipke is an enterprise reporter for The Oklahoman. She is a native of Bristol, Conn., and a graduate of the University of Kansas. Slipke worked for newspapers in Kansas, Connecticut, North Carolina and Oklahoma, including a previous... Read more ›