The Republican Party of Virginia is demanding that Attorney General Mark R. Herring apologize for holding a town hall meeting at a "terror-linked" mosque in Northern Virginia.

Herring (D), who is running for reelection, made an appearance Friday at Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church along with immigration attorneys and experts to discuss the Trump administration's travel ban.

Herring is one of several attorneys general challenging the ban, which would block travel to the United States by citizens of several Muslim-majority countries. Dar Al-Hijrah's 20,000 congregants hail from more than two dozen countries, including Libya, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Iran.

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