The ruling’s by multiple Federal Judges around the country are just burying almost any chance of the White Hose executive order from ever coming back….
The sheer number of judgments probably mean that any attempt to even re-write the ban to include Muslim countries exclusively, like Trump promised to do in the campaign?…… Will be struck down…
President Donald Trump’s attempt to close America’s borders to citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries suffered another blow Monday as judges on both coasts issued rulings that will make it even harder for the administration to rescue the beleaguered plan.
Together, the rulings mean that the administration may now have to start answering questions from state officials about whether Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order was a veiled attempt to ban Muslims from the U.S. The decisions in cases brought by Washington state and Virginia came just four days after a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against the administration, moving the entire issue a step closer to possible review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
“I saw this unlawful, unconstitutional, and un-American ban for exactly what it is and I’m glad the court has, too,” Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement. “We presented a mountain of evidence showing this was the ’Muslim ban’ that President Trump promised as a candidate, while his administration failed to refute one shred of our evidence or provide any of its own to support its claims.”
U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema in Alexandria, Virginia, issued a scathing 22-page opinion that gave little weight to the administration’s claim that his order wasn’t an unconstitutional ban on Muslims. The judge highlighted Trump’s remarks as a candidate and years before that calling for the exclusion of Muslims….