But when eight people were mowed down in a terrorist attack by a man shouting "Allahu akbar," President Donald Trump pounced nearly immediately, seizing on the tragedy to push his proposals for tightening immigration controls.
Perhaps he meant the travel ban?
Following an Isis-related attack on London Bridge that left eight dead in June, Trump published a highly charged tweet mocking London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying that there was "no reason to be alarmed".
President Trump has called for tougher immigration controls after the deadly NY truck attack, describing the suspect as an "animal" and calling on Congress to shut down the immigration lottery scheme.
From the time he entered office (and really, well before that), Trump's behavior has been predictable in at least one way: when the cameras are on and the country, if only by habit now, turns to the White House for some kind of guidance or authority, there stands Trump - front and center. On Tuesday afternoon, the truck's driver turned onto the bike path, striking several people before plowing into a school bus, said the police.
"We want a merit-based program, where people come into the country based on merit", Trump said.
Vetting procedures attempt to detect foreign nations who may commit or support acts of terrorism, or pose a threat to national security.
"We're not going to talk about that today", Trump told a reporter at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada trauma center.
"We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere", Trump tweeted earlier Tuesday.
He follows that with more tweets: "The terrorist came into our country through what is called the 'Diversity Visa Lottery Program, ' a Chuck Schumer beauty. This attack did not take seven years or more to plan", Nowrasteh said.
His clear policy agenda is to change the U.S. immigration system: "I am, today, starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program", Trump said.
"Right now, our focus, as we've said over the last couple of days, has been on healing and uniting the country", Sander said from the White House briefing room.
The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the past year is $40.22. BlueMountain Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of CalAtlantic Group by 412.2% during the second quarter.
That's right internet, you can score a free Doritos Locos taco from Taco Bell coming up on Wednesday, November 1. In a response to Taco Bell's tweet about him being a "Taco Hero", he admitted "I'm now the coolest dad around".
Trump stated that his administration was "today starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program ". "Sounds nice. The bill passed with bipartisan votes and was signed into law by President George H.W.
Swift appears to be in a nude, light-up bodysuit that makes her look like a robot that can control lightning in the footage. The song is the second to get a video from Taylor's new album Reputation , which is being released on November 10.
Previously, laptops had been banned in the cabin on flights originating in eight counties in the Middle East and North Africa. Each airline is handling the regulations differently, some requiring earlier arrivals at the airport, others not.
His right shoulder has been sore for a while now and upon examination, it was revealed that Fultz has a muscle imbalance. It doesn't appear that Fultz's injury is as grievous as the other's, but you just never know with the 76ers.
Apple's sales rally may be 'short-lived'
However, Canalys warned that "despite launching three new devices this year, Apple's success in China could be short-lived". While Chinese brands like Huawei , Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi have struggled to gain traction in the U.S .
Winds Expected to Intensify Sunday Night
It's been a cloudy Sunday with periods of rain but temperatures still relatively mild, topping out well into the 60s. With the very strong jet streams, thunderstorms are also possible but this element of the forecast is not as likely.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 46,297 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,777,820. Bridgeway Mgmt invested 0.89% in Sprint Corp (NYSE:S). 321,734 shares or 260.37% more from 89,279 shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Irish boxer Taylor adds pro world title to Olympic gold
She strutted into the ring with confidence and started quickly, landing several right hands in the opening two-minute round. The fight never really looked to be out of Taylor's control though, and by the sixth round she was in complete control.
Rock thrown from overpass kills man; 5 teens charged
At least 20 rocks were found on Interstate 75 , including one weighing nearly 20lb, and at least four vehicles were damaged. They are Kyle Anger, 17; Mark Sekelsky, 16; Mikadyn Payne, 16; Alexzander Miller, 15; and Trevor Gray, 15.
Saudi Arabia Grants Citizenship to a Humanoid Robot
Her desire to achieve more human-like characteristics was rewarded by being granted the first Saudi citizenship for a robot . Saudi Arabia awarded a robot citizenship on Wednesday in an historic and futuristic first for the world.
Amazon's home invasion continues with Amazon Key
Walmart's grocery option is being done in partnership with August Home, a tech company that works on home security. The driver is let into your home after Amazon verifies he or she is at the right address at the intended time.