In an interview with MSNBC's Chris Matthews, Kellyanne Conway defended Trump's travel ban. She said the 7 countries were first singled out by Obama, and that the U.S. can't turn their heads to the recent terrorist attacks...

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Never heard of the Bowling Green Massacre? You're not alone...

What she said: That Iraqis caused a "Bowling Green Massacre".

What she was referencing: In 2011, two Iraqi refugees who lived in Bowling Green, Kentucky were charged with terrorism and imprisoned for trying to help get arms to al Qaeda. They weren't, however, planning an attack or "massacre" on U.S. soil.

What she said: That Obama had a 6-month ban on the Iraqi Refugee Program.

What she was referencing: Because of the Bowling Green fiasco, Obama called for a revetting of the approximated 57,000 Iraqi refugees who had recently entered the U.S. This took a while, which caused a back up for refugees trying to enter the U.S. for the 6 months of the review.

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