At the earliest possible time, the Department of Justice intends to file an emergency stay of this outrageous order and defend the executive order of the President, which we believe is lawful and appropriate. The president’s order is intended to protect the homeland and he has the constitutional authority and responsibility to protect the American people.
As the law states, “Whenever the President finds that the entry or any aliens of of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate.”
Apparently, in a later edition he removed “outrageous” from the statement:
Now the WH reissues its denouncement of Seattle judge order against travel ban with "outrageous" removed… pic.twitter.com/dEQMnKRB2m
— Todd Zwillich (@toddzwillich) February 4, 2017
So, they’re editing on the fly!! Like the people demand!! Earlier we reported how the hundred thousand travel visas that were cancelled by the order are now being reinstated…