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Washington AG suits up for court battle: ‘I’m not going to wait to uphold constitutional rights’

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Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson (Joe Mabel/Wikimedia Commons)

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suiting up for a major court battle in opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

In an interview with CNN, Ferguson said that he anticipated the White House would follow the order Judge Robart issued Friday. Ferguson explained that he takes the Constitution seriously and intends to fight to uphold it.

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“I will use every tool I have,” Ferguson told the “AC360” legal panel. “Nothing is more sacred than the rule of law in our country. It applies to everybody in the country, even the president. In some respects, especially the president. And why I became an attorney to that’s why I went to law school uphold the constitutional rights of the people I represent, and yes, you can be sure I’ll use every tool at my disposal to make sure the federal government abides by this ruling.”

Ferguson said that he told his team to “get a good night’s rest” because he anticipates a lot of activity over the weekend. “We’re prepared to work around the clock,” he said.

The legal panel asked the Attorney General political questions but he wouldn’t answer, saying he only seeks to uphold the Constitution of the Untied States.

“Part of the case made by the lawyers for the federal government today but as the judge asked a number of times, ‘hey, are there any limits to that,'” he continued. “The lawyers for the federal government did not want to answer that question directly, but there are limits to any president’s action.”

Watch part of his interview below:

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Someone created a tile mosaic panel to rename the 50th Street Subway station in NYC after Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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There continue to be amazing acts of love and honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg across the world and another one has popped up in New York City.

ABC7 discovered that someone created a tile mosaic at the 50th Street subway station so it says RUth Street instead.

https://twitter.com/ABC7NY/status/1307715043220430853

Flowers, cards, chalk messages signs and more continue to be left at the Supreme Court for a massive memorial that has started curving around the building. After the first night where mourners sat on the steps and sang, security blocked off the steps and the memorial began to grow with hundreds of things being left.

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Canadian woman behind the poison sent to Trump

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A letter was intercepted containing the poison ricin when it was on the way to President Donald Trump. Now some facts about the person who sent it are being known.

CNN.com reported Sunday that it was a woman from Canada who was also trying to cross into New York state from Canada, law enforcement explained.

She was also carrying a gun and was arrested by law enforcement. She's expected to face charges in Washington, DC, the report said.

Trump's approval globally has dropped significantly over his term in office, and he's taken the opinion of the U.S. along with him.

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These global banks defy sanctions and send trillions to terrorists and criminals — and the Justice Department lets them

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists revealed in a shocking expose that international banks are skirting U.S. sanctions and allowing trillions of dollars to flow to terrorists, criminals and oligarchs.

In a Sunday report, the ICIJ called out JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon for refusing to comply with American sanctions, U.S. government documents reveal.

Other banks have even defied money laundering crackdowns, the report said and allowed "staggering sums of illicit cash" to flow from shady characters and criminal networks.

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