'Muslim ban' injunction is a judicial coup against President Trump

Federal district judge James Robart of Seattle ordered a complete, nationwide temporary restraining order against President Trump's temporary ban on visitors from seven Middle Eastern countries.  If you read the ruling, as I have, you can see that this is clearly unconstitutional on its face, and constitutes a judicial coup against President Trump and the executive branch. 1) The standards for granting a temporary restraining order are quite high.  The plaintiff must show that he is likely to succeed on the merits and will suffer irreparable harm if the injunction is not granted.  Here the people from the excluded countries cannot show irreparable harm – only that their entry to the United States will be delayed.  And they are unlikely to succeed on the merits, because the president has no obligation to let foreigners into the country.  On the contrary, there may be irreparable harm if the temporary travel ban is lifted, as terrorists may enter...(Read Full Post)

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