The Wall Street Journal: Judges grill Justice Department lawyer over immigration ban

Judges fired tough questions at the Justice Department lawyer defending President Donald Trump’s immigration order as well as at the attorney for two states seeking to strike it down, paving the way for an expected quick ruling on whether it should remain suspended.

August Flentje, the Justice Department lawyer arguing on behalf of the administration, urged the appeals court to remove a lower-court injunction on the order, arguing that the court shouldn’t second-guess the president’s judgment when it came to a question of national authority.

Tracking Trump’s Travel Ban Through the Legal Maze


As President Donald Trump’s travel ban remains in legal limbo, federal lawyers are trying to get a U.S.

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