talkingpointsmemo: More People Affected By Travel Ban Than White House Initially Claimed

– During a press conference Monday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that only 109 people were impacted by the order at airports over the weekend.

However, Kevin McAleenan, the acting commissioner of the CBP said on Tuesday that the U.S. denied entry to 721 travelers and granted waivers to more than 1,000 people letting them into the U.S. as of Monday. These numbers differ greatly from those Spicer told reporters on Monday.

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