The Alabama-born wife of an ISIS fighter begged to return to the United States from Syria this week; offering to “pay whatever debts she has to society” should the Trump administration allow her into the country.
“She is accountable for her actions,” said her family’s lawyer. “She’s going to have to answer to God for her decisions.”
The President dismissed the wife’s request Wednesday night, saying “I have instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and he fully agrees, not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the Country!”
I have instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and he fully agrees, not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the Country!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 20, 2019
Muthana made global headlines just days ago when she told a British newspaper she would like to return to the US after defecting to the Islamic State.
“I would tell them please forgive me for being so ignorant, and I was really young and ignorant and I was 19 when I decided to leave,” she reportedly said.
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