10 things you need to know today: January 31, 2020

President Trump on Friday is expected to announce the expansion of his controversial travel ban restricting travel from several majority-Muslim countries. The move had been expected Monday, on the three-year anniversary of Trump’s original order, but it was delayed as the Trump administration focused on its response to China’s coronavirus outbreak, Politico reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with the matter. A draft of the updated ban reportedly adds restrictions on travelers from six additional countries: Belarus, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, and Tanzania. The White House did not immediately comment on the matter. [Politico]

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