Sen. Mullin to Newsmax: Turks and Caicos May Land on ‘Do Not Travel’ List

Sen. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., raised the possibility of putting the Turks and Caicos Islands on the State Department’s “Do Not Travel” advisory list for refusing to release five Americans who were said to have minor amounts of ammunition in their luggage.

Mullin, appearing Friday on Newsmax’s “Wake Up America,” said he did not want to see the islands suffer as a result of government actions, but said putting them on the list is an option to counter the new law that resulted in the arrests.

“Turks and Caicos is a territory of Great Britain,” he said. “They’re sovereign. They’re able to govern themselves in this law that they passed that is now scooping up Americans. It was a reaction because of gang violence that’s been overflowing from Haiti into Turks and Caicos. So, they have a zero gun policy with zero ammunition.

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