Report: Chad put on Trump's travel ban because it ran out of passport paper

President Trump’s decision to include Chad on his most recent, and now temporarily stalled, travel ban came in part because the country ran out of passport paper.

The Associated Press reports Chad was given 50 days to provide a recent sample of its passport to the Department of Homeland Security. The country couldn’t.

Instead, Chad reportedly offered to pre-existing sample of the same type of passport but it wasn’t enough.

National security advisor H.R. McMaster has said Chad could be removed from the travel ban list within a few months, a list including Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, North Korea, and some groups of people from Venezuela. Right now Chad remains on the list and Homeland Security insists there were other problems too including inadequately sharing “terrorism related information.”

But despite the move, Trump’s latest travel ban has come to a screeching halt in court just hours before it was set to take effect. federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked Trump’s order saying it contains the same problems as his other bans before it.

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President Trump revives travel ban argument
People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!
The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to S.C.
The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!
In any event we are EXTREME VETTING people coming into the U.S. in order to help keep our country safe. The courts are slow and political!
.@foxandfriends Dems are taking forever to approve my people, including Ambassadors. They are nothing but OBSTRUCTIONISTS! Want approvals.

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