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A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order on March 15th blocking President Trump’s ban on travel. A second federal judge in Maryland issued a separate order forbidding the core provision of the travel ban from going into effect.
During a rally in Nashville later that day Trump proclaimed the travel ban block “makes us look weak.”
Backstage, White House officials traveling with Trump tried to cheer the president up by showing him remarks that Harvard University Law professor Alan Dershowitz made on Greta Van Susteren’s MSNBC show, arguing that the Supreme Court would never uphold the court’s ruling.
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