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The president’s order suspending refugee admissions divided Arizona lawmakers, but Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, defended it as a “fairly temperate measure” to protect Americans. (Photo by Anthony Marroquin/Cronkite News)

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Arizona lawmakers split on Trump order halting refugee admissions

WASHINGTON – Arizona lawmakers split over President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending refugee admissions and stalling travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, with Democrats predictably voicing opposition – along with some Republicans.