ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 28, 2017
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(New York airport: Eva Pilgrim) The executive order from President Trump barring immigration into the US from seven mostly Muslim countries featured; scenes shown from JFK airport after people were detained; Google quoted. [Representative Jerrold NADLER- describes what happened with detention.] [Attorney for detained Haider Alshawi, Cecilia WANG- comments on his case.] [From Iraq, Fuad SHARIF- says he don't know what to do.] Sharif's work for the US noted. [Released from JFK airport Hameed Khaild DARWEESH- comments on America.] Darweesh's work with the US military noted. How the airlines are dealing with this ban situation discussed.
(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Report introduced.
(White House: David Wright) The fallout from the immigrant ban examined; details given about the immigration suspension from 7 countries. [TRUMP - says his plan is working out nicely.] [Yesterday, TRUMP - says the order will protect the US.] [December, 2015, TRUMP - calls for a total ban of Muslims.] [On CBN, TRUMP - defends Christians from Syria.] The support from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan & the opposition from Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer noted. [Gold star father Khzir KHAN - says Trump is appeasing the bigots.] The phone call between Trump & Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed.
(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Further coverage of the story on "This Week" noted.