President Trump made clear Saturday that the White House will fight a recent judge’s ruling that effectively stops his immigration ban. A federal judge late Friday imposed a nationwide hold on Trump’s temporary ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
“The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!,” Trump tweeted Saturday morning. U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle ruled that Washington state and Minnesota had standing to challenge Trump’s executive order on immigration. So he issued the temporary, nationwide restraining order based on his opinion that the states showed their case is likely to succeed. READ MORE