The executive order is consistent with his powers as president of the United States of America, both under the Constitution and under statutory law. It’s quite clear that the president has the ability to determine who has access to this country when it comes to national security.
(CNSNews.com) –“So frustrating.” That’s how Vice President Mike Pence described the Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Washington, who granted a temporary restraining order blocking President Trump’s executive order on immigration.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco later refused an administration request to reinstate the temporary restrictions on travel from seven nations prone to terrorism.
On Sunday, Pence told ABC’s “This Week,” “We don’t appoint judges to our district courts to conduct foreign policy or to make decisions about the national security. Under statutory law and under the Constitution, that authority belongs to the president of the United States.
“And while the (appeals) court did not impose a stay of that order at this point, we’re going to move very quickly into the merits of this argument. And as the president said, we are going to win the arguments because we’re going to take the steps necessary…
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