Hawaii Sens. Slam Sessions' Travel Ban Block Remarks

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2017, 10:00 PM EDT) -- A disparaging comment by Attorney General Jeff Sessions referencing a Hawaii federal judge’s block of President Donald Trump’s travel ban in a radio interview unleashed a fury of backlash Thursday from politicians and Hawaii senators who leapt to defend the state.

Criticizing U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson’s order blocking Trump’s revised travel ban that prevents immigrants from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., the attorney general told Mark Levin on his radio show Tuesday evening he was “amazed that a judge sitting on an island...
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