After yesterday’s ruling by the 9th Circuit Court in San Francisco to uphold the block on Trump’s refugee ban, conservatives blasted the justices for its typically leftwing bent in its decision.
Judge Andrew Napolitano called the ruling “an intellectually dishonest piece of work” detailing how the justices completely ignored the plain language of the statute that authorizes the president to issue an executive order banning refugees.
Here’s more from Breitbart:
Thursday on the Fox News Channel, in reacting to the 9th Circuit Court ruling upholding the blocking of President Trump‘s executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, network senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano called the ruling “an intellectually dishonest piece of work.”
Napolitano said, “The statute specifically says the president on his own, by proclamation, meaning he doesn’t have to consult with anybody else, can make the decision. The decision to ban is not reviewable. Judges are incapable of second-guessing the president on it. For that reason, he may be thinking the Supreme Court is going to invalidate it.”
“I don’t know which way the Supreme Court is going to go and I don’t know which court he had in mind, but this is an intellectually dishonest piece of work the 9th Circuit has produced tonight because it essentially consists of substituting the judgment of three judges for the President of the United States when the Constitution unambiguously gives this area of jurisdiction, foreign policy, exclusively to the president,” he added.