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Three strikes... 3-0. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously refused to restore President Trump’s travel ban. The judges said the Trump administration had failed to justify putting the order into effect while the courts consider its lawfulness. Appeals Court Keeps Trump’s Travel Ban On Hold, Keeping Door Open For Visa Holders And Refugees https://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/appeals-court-ruling-to-come-today...

Words matter and the three-judge panel ruled that President Trump’s campaign statements about it being a “Muslim ban” could be used to establish discriminatory intent. Appeals court panel rules unanimously against Trump travel ban http://politi.co/2kUcj3v

It’s a procedural ruling that almost certainly will be appealed. Appeals Court Refuses to Restore Trump’s Travel Ban https://shar.es/19vhzb

This is a “wide-ranging rebuke” to the administration. Appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban http://usat.ly/2kTPkFO

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Strike 3?

Trump considering a ‘brand new’ executive order on immigration http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article1...

The Big IF...

If Trump is smart, he’ll skip a Supreme Court appeal right now http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article1...

If at first you don't suck seed...

Sources tell NBC News that the White House is rewriting President Trump's controversial travel ban order http://nbcnews.to/2lz7H00