The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions

The Heat

The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration defends its travel ban in court while relations strain between the U.S. and Iran.

CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg reports from the White House.
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The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions Pt 1

The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions Pt 1

Federal judges hear oral arguments for and against the travel ban in the first major legal challenge facing U.S. President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, the administration levied sanctions against Iran for a ballistic missile test. CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg reports from the White House.

Federal judges hear oral arguments for and against the travel ban in the first major legal challenge facing U.S. President Donald Trump. In a meeting with county sheriffs, Trump defended the ban, calling it “common sense.”

U.S. President Donald Trump on the need for the travel ban

U.S. President Donald Trump on the need for the travel ban

U.S. President Donald Trump defends his administration\'s travel ban as \"common sense.\"

Meanwhile, the Trump administration levied sanctions against Iran for a ballistic missile test and relations with Mexico remain strained over a pending border wall.

Tonight’s panel takes a look at the recent events in the Trump administration:

  • Trita Parsi, the founder of the National Iranian American Council
  • Gustavo Martinez, a Mexican journalist
  • Adam Creighton, economic correspondent for “The Australian”
  • Fred Fleitz is senior vice president of policy and programs with the Center for Security Policy
The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions Pt 2

The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions Pt 2

For more on the recent events of the Trump administration tonight's panel includes, Trita Parsi, the founder of the National Iranian American Council, Gustavo Martinez, a Mexican journalist, Adam Creighton, economic correspondent for “The Australian” and Fred Fleitz is senior vice president of policy and programs with the Center for Security Policy.

The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions Pt 3

The Heat: US President Trump defends travel ban, Iran sanctions Pt 3

For more on the recent events of the Trump administration tonight's panel includes, Trita Parsi, the founder of the National Iranian American Council, Gustavo Martinez, a Mexican journalist, Adam Creighton, economic correspondent for “The Australian” and Fred Fleitz is senior vice president of policy and programs with the Center for Security Policy.

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