It Took Donald Trump 8 Days To Bring The U.S. To The Brink Of A Constitutional Crisis | The Huffington Post

“Obedience to specific court orders is what keeps from being a banana republic or fascist dictatorship. That’s a big deal.”

“Saturday’s ruling does not undercut the president’s executive order,” a senior White Hoe official told NBC News midday Sunday in reference to the Brooklyn judge’s decision. “All stopped visas will remain stopped. All halted admissions will remain halted. All restricted travel will remain prohibited.” CBP officials refed throughout the weekend to obey the Virginia judge’s order to allow yers access to detainees at Dulles. “It’s not going to happen,” they told attorneys who hoped to represent the detained people. When Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) showed up at the airport shortly before midnight Saturday, CBP officials refed to meet with him, according to reporting by The Daily Beast’s Betsy Woodruff.   “I am now of the belief that though this was issued by the judicial branch, that it was violated tonight,” Booker said, brandishing the order. “And so one of the things I will be doing is fighting to make sure that the executive branch abides by the as it was issued in this state and around the nation. This will be an ongoing battle … I it’s a constitutional crisis, where the executive branch is not abiding by the .” The next morning, four Democratic members of the Hoe of Representatives went to the airport and tried and failed to convince CBP to obey the order.

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