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originally posted by: marg6043
Don't you love when foreigners guess in the US think that they have more voice on Americas issue than the American born citizens and voters.
originally posted by: Damiel
No, it's completely the opposite : diplomats in a given country give feedback .. to state/foreign office about the effects of foreign policy and the overalall 'groundswell of sentiment' at ground level
Hundreds of US diplomats around the world are set to formally criticise President Donald Trump's immigration restrictions, officials tell the BBC. A "dissent cable" has been drafted for senior state department officials. The White House said those complaining should "get with the programme". In the wake of Mr Trump's ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, ex-President Barack Obama has spoken out against discrimination "based on faith or religion". In a statement his spokesman, Kevin Lewis, said Mr Obama was also "heartened" by the level of engagement taking place across the country. 'Get with it or go' The draft text of the dissent cable seen by the BBC says that the immigration restrictions will not make the US safer, are un-American and will send the wrong message to the Muslim world. Such cables are not that unusual but a State Department official said that the document had been signed by "hundreds" of people, which was described as "unprecedented".