El Presidente Trumpo has another reason to declare victory tonight as a judge rules against Hawaii’s motion against his travel ban.
NEW: US Dist. Judge denies Hawaii's motion to broaden scope of exceptions to Trump travel ban, saying SCOTUS is right venue for that contest
— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) July 7, 2017
BREAKING: Hawaii judge leaves Trump administration rules in place for travel ban.
— The Associated Press (@AP) July 7, 2017
Here’s an explainer of what they were arguing about:
Hawaii and other challengers filed their final court papers on Wednesday, clearing the way for a ruling on the state’s claim that the Trump administration wrongly excluded grandparents and other relatives from the list of close family members who can get visas to travel to the United State during the 90 days while the executive order is in force.
Here’s a Fox News lady with a weird lisp explaining what the objection was all about:
Hawaii asks federal court for clarification as travel ban goes into effect. pic.twitter.com/2WImRsI2mA
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 1, 2017
It looks more and more like Trump’s travel ban that-is-definitely-NOT-a-Muslim-ban is heading towards SCOTUS approval…