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Appeals court deals new setback to Trump travel ban – Washington Times

President Trump‘s travel ban suffered another legal setback Thursday after an appeals court ruled that the government’s restrictions were too tight, and ordered that many more people have to be admitted from majority-Muslim countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that extended family members including nieces, nephews and ...

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16 New Judicial Nominations From President Trump – Above the Law

16 New Judicial Nominations From President Trump – Above the Law

Gregory G. Katsas (screenshot via YouTube) Earlier this week, I spoke to the Yale Federalist Society about judicial nominations under President Donald Trump (and I’ll be addressing the Penn Federalist Society on the same topic next week). My core thesis: regardless of his administration’s other troubles, President Trump is doing ...

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Court rejects Trump administration on travel ban exemptions – Politico

Court rejects Trump administration on travel ban exemptions – Politico

People protest President Donald Trump’s travel ban outside as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington. | Jason Redmond/Getty Images Grandparents, cousins of Americans get reprieve, as do many refugees By JOSH GERSTEIN 09/07/2017 06:40 PM EDT Updated 09/07/2017 07:22 PM EDT 2017-09-07T07:22-0400 President Donald Trump’s travel ban ...

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Power shift as Trump opens door to Schumer, Pelosi – The Hill

Power shift as Trump opens door to Schumer, Pelosi – The Hill

Suddenly, it seems like Sen. (N.Y.) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) are driving the agenda in Congress. The deal President Trump struck with the two Democrats over the objection of the majority leaders in his own party has at least temporarily upended the balance of power in Washington, emboldening Democrats ...

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