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Dem Sen Hirono: ‘Apt Analogy’ Between Travel Ban Ruling, Korematsu Ruling

While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) stated it’s “apt” to compare the Supreme Court upholding the travel ban to its ruling upholding Japanese internment in Korematsu v. United States.  Hirono said, “[T]he court ignored all of the comments

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Supreme Court Takes Historic Case on Trump Travel Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted review in the legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s permanent policy restricting entry into the United States from the residents of eight terror-prone nations, in what will be a historic case on presidential authority, national security, the role of the courts in immigration, and the Constitution’s guarantee of religious liberty.

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Exclusive: MSNBC Calls Trump Racist, Ken Blackwell Defends President

MSNBC on Saturday hosted yet another panel accusing President Trump of racism, with former U.S. ambassador Ken Blackwell joining to push back against the overwrought rhetoric and explaining how black Americans will benefit from the president’s policies.

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Ninth Circuit Strikes Down Trump Travel Ban…Again

A federal appeals court on Friday invalidated President Donald Trump’s immigration policy yet again, although the Supreme Court has a standing order in place keeping the president’s policy in effect until the justices can review the challenge.