In light of the London terror attacks, President Donald Trump is stressing the need for what he calls a "travel ban" to restrict immigration from six terror prone, mostly Muslim countries. It's not a travel ban, ' Spicer said at the time. All four substantially strengthen the case for blocking the order as unconstitutional.
Short of actually saying that the point of the order was to express anti-Muslim animus, there's not much Trump could have done to weaken his case more. Trump tweeted on Monday.
"We need to prevent bad actors regardless of religion, race or nationality from entering our country", Kelly said.
Along party lines, Democrats are more likely than Republicans to view the executive order as anti-Muslim.
Federal courts struck down Trump's first temporary travel ban, an executive order he issued a week after taking office on 20 January. When you insult your own lawyers, the rest of the legal system tends to notice.
Those tweets undermine an earlier statement by Trump's communications team, and emphasize the struggle with communicating for a President who is known for his off-the-cuff ability to reach out to his followers directly on Twitter.
He also was able to cover Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the latest on the Trump/Russia scandal, as well as Jared Kushner's secret meetings with Russian bankers: "Just when you thought you knew what was going on, it turns out it was exactly what you thought".
The Justice Department last week filed an appeal with the Supreme Court asking it to hear an appeal in one travel ban case in which the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the administration.Other cases are still awaiting rulings from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In his tweets, Trump insisted on calling the measure a "travel ban".
So why, opponents argue, does Trump still want the temporary travel ban?
A key issue before the justices in whether Trump's comments during the 2016 president campaign, including calling for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States", can be used as evidence that his order was meant to discriminate against Muslims.
The justice department, meanwhile has found itself in an almighty legal tangle before the courts. When the president tweets, it is also the word of the White House. "I do not think the injunction included not being able to plan for vetting", said Leon Fresco, an immigration lawyer at Holland & Knight.
In a case where the president's intention is all-important, this is madness.
Trump has the authority to order the Justice Department to pursue a different strategy. The media does not want Trump to stop tweeting-his staff does.
"The Justice Department should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to S.C. There are many things about which Donald Trump is wrong".
"That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain risky countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people", he tweeted. In addition to creating possible headaches in court, that misstates the process.
Neil Katyal, a supreme court lawyer, tweeted in response to Trump, "It's kinda odd to have the defendant in Hawaii v Trump acting as our co-counsel". There is zero chance that Roberts would like to go down in history as the chief justice who rolled over for a contemptuous, dismissive president.
Conway had been considered for at least two high-ranking Justice Department jobs, including solicitor general, the government lawyer who represents the president at the Supreme Court.
It's just insane that it even happened yesterday. "Whatever they ultimately decide, I'll own it and take the responsibility". After being hit in the hip by a pitch from Giants' reliever Will Strickland, Harper charged the mound and a brawl ensued.
A group behind a planned counter-demonstration on June 4, called "Rose City Antifa", also said it had no plans to cancel. Christian is now being held without bail on various charges included aggravated murder, according to police .
The judge theorised that Levandowski could have used Waymo's documents himself even if he did not turn them over to Uber. He joined Uber as the head of its driverless-car program a year ago after selling his startup to Uber for $680 million.
The bonds had been in the possession of Venezuela's central bank since they were issued in a private placement in late 2014. If the bonds do not default, Goldman Sachs stands to reap a whopping 40% annual yield, which could quiet its investors.
But those voices were tempered by conservatives who argue the agreement harms American jobs and punishes United States taxpayers. Trump, who doubts the science behind climate change, has already begun the process of reversing American climate policies.
There is no indication Kushner is now a target of the FBI's probe, and there are no allegations he committed any wrongdoing. But Kelly said such back-channel communications don't bother him and would not be harmful to US security interests.
The first round is June 15th, the same day as Amanda Mickelson's graduation from Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, California . Mickelson said Amanda will be attending Brown University ("She's a smart little s--", he said).
North Carolina (47-12), which also failed to make the tournament in 2016, is No. 2 after winning 18 of its last 22 games. Florida Gulf Coast and MI are the other two teams in the four-team, double-elimination regional in Chapel Hill.
Golden posted a photo with victor the day after Memorial Day in 2016 previous year , calling her "a living hero". Posting under the pseudonym Sara Winners, Ms Winner often criticised Donald Trump on social media.
Abbas, for his part, assured Trump that "we are raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace". Israeli media has reported that Trump allegedly scolded the Palestinian leader and accused him of acting in bad faith.
Apple's long-rumoured Siri smart speaker is already in production, according to a new report by Mark Gurman at Bloomberg . In addition to generating virtual surround sound, the speakers are purportedly louder and more crisp than rival offerings.
Oklahoma defends softball title with 5-4 win over Florida
They were down a couple of runs in the 12th after a two-run home run off the bat of OU's Fale Aviu in the top half of the inning. Aleshia Ocasio grounded into a fielder's choice and scored on a two-out full-count double to left by Sophia Reynoso.
Watch NBA Finals Game 2 on WatchESPN: Warriors v Cavaliers
Steve Kerr was back on the bench for the Warriors in this one, which was great to see and gave the Warriors and emotional boost. He was experiencing painful migraines and nausea that were complications of back surgery he underwent almost two years ago.
Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament
Recall that PM May's intention to call for the snap election is to cement her mandate in negotiating the Brexit terms with the EU. The pound had a wobble when it slipped below $1.28 last week and has since struggled to recover lost ground.
Microsoft will give bonuses to the users Bing
First you have to go to Rewards.Microsoft.com and sign up to the programme using your Microsoft ID and password. Microsoft has also set the Bing as the default search engine in its internet browser Microsoft Edge.
Spicer Offers Cryptic Explanation for Trump 'Covfefe' Tweet
A majority of 53% said Pence does more to help the President - just 29% said he does more harm when he speaks on behalf of Trump . The spokesman's refusal to admit Trump made a mistake prompted laughter from members of the media at the White House.
Shootout At Texas Car Dealership Leaves 3 Dead
Rick Ford, the president of the Nissan dealership, told reporters Tuesday night both men presented themselves as federal agents. Authorities said the bounty hunters moved toward Hutchinson as he retrieved the gun, and a scuffle involving the three ensued.
Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Bombing
France also reported damage to its own embassy and the German one, but there was no information on possible casualties. Germany has postponed a flight of rejected Afghan asylum seekers, after a bomb in Kabul killed at least 80 people .