Even some judges believe the court went too far in denying Trump's travel orders

There is growing pushback on Capitol Hill and even from the bench against the ruling by the 9th Circuit Court that prevented the president's travel ban executive orders from being implemented. Some judges believe that the legal reasoning in the decision is weak and that the appeals court appeared to allow their personal feelings to affect their ruling. Washington Times: "As tempting as it is to use the judicial power to balance those competing interests as we see fit, we cannot let our personal inclinations get ahead of important, overarching principles about who gets to make decisions in our democracy," Judge Jay Bybee, of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, wrote in a dissent Wednesday. He said his colleagues erred in not agreeing to rehear Mr. Trump's defense of his original executive order. ... Late Wednesday, a federal judge in Hawaii said it wasn't good enough and that Mr. Trump's harsh rhetoric about Muslims during the...(Read Full Post)

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