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CNN legal analyst warns Trump’s ban could get ‘a stay decision from the Supreme Court within days’

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CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin explained Friday that the Supreme Court could be days away from weighing in on President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.

Friday afternoon, a Massachusetts court ruled that Trump’s ban was not based specifically on Muslims, but a federal court in Washington state granted a nationwide stay against the ban. That decision will likely prompt the 9th Circuit Court to make a decision “immediately” according to Toobin, which will then send it to the Supreme Court for a ruling.

“You could go immediately to the Supreme Court,” Toobin explained. “Technically, this is a lawful order of a federal court, and if it’s in effect right now, [U.S. Customs and Border Protection] should be responding to it.”

Over the weekend as protests at airports raged, judges announced orders to stop the ban but Customs and Border Protection officers at Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, DC refused to abide by it. There have been similar cases where federal judges have attempted to stop former President Barack Obama’s executive orders.

“I think the 9th circuit will see this as an important of national urgency and probably will move immediately to make a decision as to whether to issue a stay or not,” Toobin said. Once that happens it moves to the higher court. “I think we could get a stay decision from the Supreme Court within a matter of days. I mean, it has to go to the 9th circuit first, but you won’t get a final ruling from the Supreme Court in a matter of days, but they act upon stays, on emergency matters, whether it is executions or the applications of law, in a matter of days. So, this will be feverish legal maneuvering on both sides over the next couple of days.”

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As of this moment, however, Toobin clarifies “the executive order does not apply anywhere in the United States.”

In an interview later on CNN, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said that he expects to go to the Supreme Court and is preparing for it.

Watch the full discussion of the legal analysis below:

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Fox News personality attacks women of color for ‘pouting’ over Trump’s racist tirades

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Fox News hosts at "The Five" responded to the press conference by four Congresswomen of color with outright sexism.

"Donald Trump won that press conference. Nancy and 'The Squad' lost. It looks like they want to victimize themselves even further," said host Jesse Waters, saying "We will not be silenced."

"I don’t think that’s the way to go against President Trump. You have to meet them on the same level," Waters continued, though he didn't explain what that meant. "They are continuing to play the victim and pout and now they want to impeach him for tweeting. They are saying he’s a white nationalist and he’s committing human rights violations and deporting all these people."

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‘This is his plan to pit us against each other — to continue to enrich his friend’: Ilhan Omar demands Trump’s impeachment

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) ripped President Donald Trump on Monday for his "blatantly racist" attacks on the four young women of color known as "The Squad."

Omar made her remarks in a press conference with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).

"This country was founded on the radical idea that we are created equal and endowed by our creator with inalienable rights. And, yes, we have a long way before we fully live up to those values. It is for this reason precisely that we have to take action when a president is openly violating the oath he took to the Constitution of the United States and the core values we aspire to," Omar said.

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Trump tries to change the subject by blaming Obama — then accidentally admits he’s putting kids in ‘cages’

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President Donald Trump was the target of a Democratic press conference with four Congresswomen of color who were calling him out for racist tweets telling them to go back to their countries.

The women attacked every policy that Trump seems to be losing on. Trump seemed to try and pivot to another issue entirely, blaming former President Barack Obama for building the cages that he's putting children in after he takes them from their parents.

The Obama Administration built the Cages, not the Trump Administration! DEMOCRATS MUST GIVE US THE VOTES TO CHANGE BAD IMMIGRATION LAWS.

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