Book: Trump raged against refugees from Somalia in private meeting

Washington (CNN)In the first few months of his administration, President Donald Trump asked then-acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke why he could not ban refugees from “f*****g Somalia” in a bout of rage at his Bedminster golf club. In October 2017, weeks after Trump complained to Elaine Duke, the then-acting Homeland Security secretary received a call from White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller who insisted that Duke “shut off refugee flows from 11 countries the administration had identified as high-risk,” particularly Somalia, according to the book. Duke refused. The White House did not immediately return a request for comment. Over the course of Trump’s presidency, the administration has chipped away at the refugee ceiling — the number of refugees …