Still on hold: 9th circuit court rules against Trump’s travel ban

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Published time: 12 Jun, 2017 17:10 Edited time: 12 Jun, 2017 17:15

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the revised executive order by President Donald Trump halting entry into the US from several Muslim-majority countries.

Responding to a lawsuit pressed by the Hawaii attorney general, the federal court rejected the government’s claim that the March 6 executive order was valid on its face, arguing that a “mountain of extrinsic evidence, mostly in the form of statements by the President himself, indicating that the stated rationale is a sham.”

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