WH screens 'Finding Dory' amid immigration ban protest
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The White House screened the film “Finding Dory” on Sunday afternoon, as hundreds gathered outside to protest his immigration ban.

President Trump's White House screened the Disney Pixar film for staff and family in the afternoon amid massive backlash against his executive order prohibiting foreign nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.

The White House announced the screening of the movie, about a fish who searches for her lost parents, in its official schedule for the president.

White House staff and family members watched the film at 3 p.m. while hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered across the country to protest Trump’s executive order.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump only popped into the screening for a minute.

“Actually he spent 60 seconds welcoming & thanking spouses & children of WH staff then right back to work: up next 7pmcall w South Korea,” Spicer tweets in response to a report on the screening. 

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The executive order, which Trump signed on Friday, also prohibited Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. for an indefinite amount of time.

Social media users criticized the screening on Sunday.