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Democrats get closer to Muslim groups as Trump considers more terror policies

Feb 03, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

As House Democrats learned that a federal program countering "violent extremism" was likely to be reframed to target "Islamic extremism," many were gathering for an unofficial forum on "Trump's Un-American Muslim and Refugee Ban." Sponsored by the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (Mich.), the forum gathered Muslim witnesses and State Department veterans for a 110-minute series of speeches against the president's executive orders on refugees and travel from seve...