Trump ponders travel ban to North Korea after U.S. student returns in a coma McClatchy Washington Bureau

Trump ponders travel ban to North Korea after U.S. student returns in a coma McClatchy Washington Bureau

Trump ponders travel ban to North Korea after U.S. student returns in a coma

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering restrictions on U.S. travel to North Korea after the harrowing experience of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia college student who was detained in Pyongyang for 15 months and returned in a coma. “We have been evaluating whether we should put some type of travel visa restriction to North Korea,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday. “We have not come to a final conclusion, but we are considering it.” It’s not immediately clear what kind of restriction the administration is considering, but Tillerson has authority under federal law to limit U.S. passport holders from traveling “where there