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The 'Muslim Ban': Should We Take Giuliani Literally?

As written, President Trump's executive order temporarily banning certain people from entering the US cannot be considered a so-called "Muslim ban." However, talking heads like former NYC Mayor Rudi Giuliani have muddied the waters.

"That Giuliani came out and said, Donald Trump just wanted a clever way to do a Muslim ban, that's the problem with it. Do you take him serious or literally?" Glenn said Tuesday on radio.

What easy test did Stu give the Trump administration to clear up this matter?

Watch the video above or read the transcript below for answers.

STU: I'm really hoping for a question from the -- maybe to Spicer today or Trump in some interview. Because I think there's an easy way for him to push off all of this Muslim ban talk that everybody keeps mentioning. Because the executive order does not say that.

He did -- and I understand why people are jumping to that. But that policy, which I opposed as vigilantly as anyone, the initial Trump proposal of a Muslim ban I think was unconstitutional and horrible.

GLENN: Right.

STU: But that policy is not this policy.

GLENN: Correct.

STU: So here's an easy way to test the Trump administration: Population of Iran is made up of 89 percent Shia Muslims and 9 percent Sunni Muslims. In Iran, Sunni Muslims are a religious minority. If they were persecuted by a terrible Iranian government, would they be allowed to go to the front of the line once refugee admissions continue like other religious minorities? If Episcopalians started violently persecuting Presbyterians somewhere, no one would say, "Well, they're all Christians, so you don't to have worry about it." The distinction would be important.

And I think what would surprise a lot of people is that Sunni Muslims being imported in that scenario --

GLENN: Do you think Spicer could answer that? I don't know enough about Spicer yet.

STU: I don't know, but, I mean, it's a good question to ask. And if the Trump administration were smart, they would say, "Wait a minute. Yeah, they would be okay." They're certainly okay by the language of it. Only the intent would prevent this from occurring.

GLENN: Right. The Giuliani problem is the sticking point here.

STU: It's very tough. Yeah, very tough.

GLENN: That Giuliani came out and said, "Donald Trump just wanted a clever way to do a Muslim ban." That's the problem with it. Do you take him serious or literally?

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Was Dr. Fauci involved in a COVID cover-up?

Released emails between virologist Christian Anderson and Dr. Fauci during early 2020 show Dr. Fauci was aware several, competent doctors believed the COVID virus contained genomes 'inconsistent with expectations from evolutionary theory.' Or, in other words, they didn't believe it simply evolved from a bat. So, then, what changed? And why was Fauci so concerned when a 2012 paper regarding his interest in 'gain of function' research began to circulate online? It's all just speculation for now, but Glenn shares HIS theory: Fauci may have been involved in a major COVID-related coverup…

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THIS is why Dr. Fauci’s emails ELIMINATE his credibility

Glenn breaks down the recent Dr. Fauci scandal, explaining WHY his recently released emails are so damning. Not only do his correspondence disprove the theory he was being censored by the Trump administration, but they eliminate any credibility he may have once had on the COVID pandemic, too. Even further: they confirm he lied under oath. The mainstream media may want you to think he's 'Mother Theresa in pants,' but these emails tell a MUCH different story. So, is it finally time to #FireFauci?

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LIVE NOW: Golden State Gulag: California's pursuit of Communism is a WARNING for America

California has gone to hell. Homelessness and violence have spiked. Civil liberties and businesses have been destroyed in the name of "COVID safety." Children have been brainwashed with racist critical race theory. And yet, Democrats want to use California as the test model for the entire country. Your state and your town are next. They want their FAILURE to become YOUR FUTURE.

Dave Rubin, host of BlazeTV's "The Rubin Report," moved to Los Angeles about a decade ago. In that time, he's watched it descend into absolute chaos. While most of his news and comedy friends have fled, Dave tells Glenn Beck why he's riding it out and how the rest of the country must save itself from progressive policies and "evil" governors like Gavin Newsom — or else the great American experiment will be over.

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4 QUESTIONS the DHS must answer regarding their domestic ‘terror’ warning

The DHS recently released a rare terror bulletin, warning Americans of an increasing threat: domestic extremists. But if the Biden administration believes there's a grave danger to the American people, WHY are they not providing us with the information we need to protect ourselves? Or is it all due to politics? Glenn has four questions he believes our officials in DC must answer. For example, WHY are the Capitol rioters being treated like prisoners at Guantanamo?

To watch Glenn's full 'Innocent Until Proven Conservative' TV episode, head to BlazeTV.com.