1. The world's best reading app

    Great articles, no ads. Get started for free.

    The New York Times CompanyGARDINER HARRIS5/27/174 min
    2 reads2 comments
    The New York Times Company
    2 reads
    You must read the article before you can post or reply.
    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScout
      5 years ago

      Thoughts on this, Jeffsquad?

      • jeff
        Top reader this weekTop reader of all timeReading streakScoutScribe
        5 years ago

        Honestly just kind of confused. Can the state department just set the policy on the number of refugees without dealing with congress? Are they obligated to bring in a certain number based on their budget?

        Even if they can just do whatever they want I'm not sure which I would find less surprising:

        • A state of total internal confusion surrounding the policy
        • A deliberate decision to just disregard the campaign promise