Listen: Donald Trump, Israel And President discussed on NPR News Now
"Power crisis in the united states states president. Donald trump is discouraging israel from allowing to members of the u._s. Congress to visit the middle east this weekend. Israel had previously said it would allow congresswomen where she to leave ilhan omar to visit now. The israeli government is reversing course echoing president trump's accusation that both are anti israel. The two first term democrats have defended a boycott against israel saying their argument is with israel's treatment of palestinians. A coalition of thirteen states is suing to block a new trump administration rule that would deny green cards to legal immigrants who use public assistance n._p._r.'s m._p._r.'s joel rose tells us the lawsuit was filed in washington state the new regulations announced this week would deny visas and permanent residency two legal immigrants who use a wide range of benefits including food stamps public housing and medicaid or fail to meet high enough income standards the trump administration says it's simply enforcing an existing law that says says immigrants should be self sufficient and not become a quote public charge but in their lawsuit the attorneys general argue that the administration is expanding the definition of public charge far beyond beyond its original meaning and shifting a huge financial burden from the federal government to state and local authorities washington state attorney general bob ferguson called the new rule quote un-american american anti immigrant and unlawful. The new regulations are set to take effect in october. Joel rose n._p._r. News a"