U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Suspension of Trump's Travel Ban
A three-judge panel on thursday unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Trump's travel ban against entry into the United States by refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim nations.
Judges Richard R. Clifton, William Canby and Michelle T. Friedland are on the 9th Circuit Court panel who ruled against President Trump’s travel ban. (Associated Press)
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling refused to overturn Trump's order filed by the states of Washington and Minnesota.
"[We] hold that the Government has not shown a likelihood of success on the merits of its appeal, nor has it shown that failure to enter a stay would cause irreparable injury, and we therefore deny its emergency motion for a stay," wrote the panel.
To determine the final outcome of this case, the U.S. Supreme Court will have to step in.
Below is President Trump's tweet after the ruling today.
To which Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat who leads one of the states that challenged the ban, reponded: "Mr. President, we just saw you in court, and we beat you."
Hilary Clinton also tweeted: