Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban
Posted: Apr. 27, 2017 8:00 am Updated: Apr. 27, 2017 2:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) � President Donald Trump is once again taking aim at a federal appeals court district that covers Western states, saying he is considering breaking up a circuit that is a longtime target of Republicans and is where his first travel ban was halted.
Yet it would take congressional action to break up the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Republicans have introduced bills this year to do just that.
Asked Wednesday during a White House interview by the Washington Examiner if he’d thought about proposals to break up the court, Trump replied, ” …