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Roy Moore’s Hate Group Files Supreme Court Brief In Defense Of Trump’s “Not Aimed At Muslims” Travel Ban

Published today by Christian Newswire: The Foundation for Moral Law, an Alabama nonprofit corporation dedicated to the defense of religious liberty and a strict interpretation of the Constitution in accordance with the intent of its Framers, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday supporting Proclamation 9645, President Trump’s travel ban. Proclamation 9645 prohibits travel to the United ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court To Hear Travel Ban 3.0

Reuters reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries. The conservative-majority court is due to hear arguments in April and issue a ruling by the end of June on whether the policy violates federal immigration ...

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Milestone In Ongoing Schneiderman Vs Trump Battle

The New York Times reports: Eric Schneiderman, New York’s attorney general, reached a milestone of sorts recently. By moving to sue the Federal Communications Commission over net neutrality this month, his office took its 100th legal or administrative action against the Trump administration and congressional Republicans. His lawyers have challenged Mr. Trump’s first, second and third travel bans and sued ...

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Appeals Court Rules Against Trump’s Latest Travel Ban

The New York Times reports: A federal appeals court ruled late Friday against President Trump’s latest travel ban, saying that it “exceeds the scope of his delegated authority,” but that it was ultimately for the Supreme Court to decide. A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle affirmed the decision of a ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban To Go Into Full Effect As Legal Challenges Continue

Bloomberg reports: A divided U.S. Supreme Court let President Donald Trump’s travel ban take full effect while legal challenges go forward, handing him a major victory and suggesting the court ultimately will uphold the restrictions, Bloomberg News reports. Trump will now be able to bar or restrict entry by people from six mostly Muslim countries, even if they have a ...

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Federal Court Blocks Trump’s Third Travel Ban Attempt

The Los Angeles Times reports: A federal judge in Hawaii on Tuesday issued an order blocking major parts of President Trump’s newest travel ban, suggesting it amounted to unconstitutional discrimination against Muslims and violated immigration law. The decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s travel restrictions nationwide before they were scheduled to take full effect ...

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Jeff Sessions Slams Hawaii Court For “Micro-Managing” Travel Ban: “Reluctantly” We’re Going Back To SCOTUS

The Washington Examiner reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday the Justice Department will appeal the latest decision by a Hawaii District Court to limit the scope of President Trump’s travel ban, and blasted the court for “micromanag[ing] the decisions of the coequal executive branch.” “[T]he district court has improperly substituted its policy preferences for the national security judgments of ...

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Ann Coulter Co-Wrote Trump’s Immigration Policy Paper, Called It “The Greatest Document Since Magna Carta”

In a lengthy excerpt from his coming book, Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency, Joshua Green unveils this tidbit: Although Trump didn’t dwell on policy details, Bannon pitched in there, too. When Trump came under fire because his campaign hadn’t produced a single policy paper, Bannon arranged for Nunberg and Ann Coulter, the conservative ...

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Trump Claims Victory In SCOTUS Travel Ban Ruling

Via White House press release: Today’s unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security. It allows the travel suspension for the six terror-prone countries and the refugee suspension to become largely effective. As President, I cannot allow people into our country who want to do us harm. I want people who can love the United States ...

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Supreme Court To Hear Trump’s Travel Ban Case

CBS News reports: The Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments on President Trump’s travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries and will be argued in October. The country had been waiting for the court to make its decision public about the biggest legal controversy in the first five months of Mr. Trump’s presidency. The Supreme Court usually ...

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Ninth Circuit Court Affirms Block On Travel Ban

The New York Times reports: A second federal appeals court on Monday ruled against President Trump’s revised travel ban. The decision, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, was the latest in a string of court rulings rejecting the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. The administration has already ...

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Sean Spicer: Trump’s Tweets Are “Official Statements”

NOTED, thinks the Supreme Court. Via Raw Story: During Tuesday’s White House press briefing, Spicer was asked if the White House considered Trump’s tweets to be “official statements.” “The president is the president of the United States so they are considered official statements by the president of the United States,” Spicer insisted. The press secretary also suggested that Trump was ...

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Sebastian Gorka Screams “Fake News” When CNN’s Chris Cuomo Calls Out Trump’s Tweets [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: In a heated interview, Sebastian Gorka blasted CNN as “fake news” when “New Day” host Chris Cuomo hammered the deputy assistant to President Donald Trump. Cuomo began by asking how Trump managed to unravel months of the White House ‘spinning’ that Trump’s ban on immigrants coming into the United States is not a “Muslim ban” or a ...

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Trump Doubles Down On “Travel Ban” Language

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump has doubled down on his executive order banning travel to the US from six majority-Muslim countries. “People, the lawyers and the courts can call it whatever they want, but I am calling it what we need and what it is, a TRAVEL BAN!” Trump said in the first of a series of tweets Monday ...

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Trump Appeals Block On Muslim Ban To SCOTUS

The New York Times reports: The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court late Thursday to revive its revised ban that limits travelers visiting the United States from six mostly Muslim countries. The move sets the stage for a constitutional showdown over the president’s authority to make national security judgments in the name of protecting Americans from terrorism. Last week, a ...

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Jeff Sessions Vows To Take Travel Ban To SCOTUS

ABC News reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled 10-3 against the travel ban. The decision bars the administration from suspending new visas for visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, ...

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Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump’s Travel Ban

The Hill reports: A Richmond, Va.-based federal appeals court on Thursday refused to reinstate President Trump’s ban on nationals from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S., delivering a major blow to the Trump administration. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said in its ruling that Trump’s executive order “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips ...

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Trump Scrubs Call For “Muslim Ban” From Campaign Website Minutes After Spicer Was Asked About It

The Hill reports: President Trump’s campaign appears to have removed the 2015 press release calling for a halt on Muslim immigration to the United States following a reporter’s question on Monday. “Minutes after we asked the WH why the President’s campaign website still calls for a Muslim ban, it appears the statement was deleted,” ABC News’ Cecilia Vega wrote on ...

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Federal Court Extends Block On Travel Ban Indefinitely

ABC News reports: A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday extended the order blocking President Trump’s controversial travel ban until the state’s lawsuit is resolved. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the ruling after hearing arguments. Hawaii State Attorney General Douglas Chin argued that the ban’s message is like a “neon sign flashing ‘Muslim ban, Muslim ban'” that the government ...

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TEXAS: Attorney General Ken Paxton Leads 13-State Coalition In Brief Defending Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

The Dallas News reports: Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday led a coalition of 13 states in filing a brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals defending President Donald Trump’s revised immigration order. In the brief, Paxton and representatives from 12 other states argue that the Trump administration’s new order is legal and falls under the president’s power ...

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