January 27, 2017 / 4:56 PM / in 9 months

Trump to halt refugee flow from some Muslim-majority nations: White House official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is poised to sign an executive order on Friday to temporarily halt refugees from some Muslim-majority nations, a White House official said.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump (L-R) is applauded by Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) as he arrives to speak at a congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia, U.S. January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

On a visit to the Pentagon, Trump will also sign executive orders on military readiness and on national security, the official said.

Reporting By Steve Holland, Editing by Franklin Paul

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