Trump anger over appeals court ruling on ban

Judges reject administration's arguments and refuse to lift freeze

10th February, 2017
Federal appeals court rejects Trump arguments on ban. Pic: Getty

Trump was defiant, tweeting 26 minutes later, “SEE YOU IN COURT. THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” He told White House reporters the decision was “political".

The 29-page ruling from a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded roundly that the government failed to make its case that a temporary freeze on the ban should be lifted, and called into question presidential power to limit immigration in the...

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