President Trump on Wednesday accused political opponents of “judge shopping” in their bid to block some of his signature executive orders and vowed to take his case to the Supreme Court – after a federal judge blocked his attempt to cut off sanctuary city funding.
That ruling, and another suspending his ban on travel from certain majority-Muslim countries, both involved the San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The court said Tuesday the Trump administration couldn’t threaten to take away funding from cities that have policies favorable to illegal immigrants.
“First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings. See you in the Supreme Court!” Trump wrote in the first of a series of morning tweets. “Out of our very big country, with many choices, does everyone notice that both the ‘ban’ case and now the ‘sanctuary’ case is brought in the Ninth Circuit, which has a terrible record of being overturned (close to 80%).”CONTINUE READING HERE