This was predictable, which doesn’t make it any less inexcusable. The idea that the President of the United States cannot take steps to defend the nation and secure the borders is absurd and ultimately suicidal. We have had eight years of absurd and suicidal rule by globalist internationalists. The Supreme Court now needs to give them a final repudiation.
“Trump Dealt Major Setback as Appeals Court Sides With Immigrants,” by Erik Larson and Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg, February 9, 2017:
A federal appeals court ruled unanimously that the U.S. will remain open to refugees and visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries, rejecting a bid by the Trump administration to reinstate a travel ban in the name of national security.
The San Francisco-based appeals court on Thursday spurned the government’s request to close the doors after days of public debate over President Donald Trump’s attacks on the judicial system and a rush of fearful immigrants. The ruling increases the likelihood that the administration will ask the Supreme Court to step into a case that’s the biggest test of Trump’s executive power yet.
Trump was defiant, tweeting within minutes of the ruling, “SEE YOU IN COURT. THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!”
The panel’s ruling in favor of immigrants is a victory not only for Washington and Minnesota — the states that sued — but for Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp., which said in court papers that the measure would hinder their global businesses.
The public “has an interest in free flow of travel, in avoiding separation of families, and in freedom from discrimination,” the three-judge panel said in a 29-page ruling….
The public has an interest in not allowing jihad terrorists into the U.S.