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Sessions ‘Amazed’ That Hawaii Federal Judge Could Block Travel Ban

April 20, 2017

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he was “amazed” a judge in Hawaii had the power to stop President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking refugees and people from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the country. “I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power,” Sessions said on “The Mark Levin Show.” Sessions added that he is “confident” the immigration ban will “prevail on appeal and particularly in the Supreme Court, if not the Ninth Circuit.”

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