( CNN) Every Friday is TGIF, but today really is for me since I’m on vacation next week. AJ will hold down the fort while I’m out. Here’s what you need to know to Get up to Speed and Out the Door.
President Trump’s travel ban remains blocked for now. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 3-0 ruling, rejects to reinstate it, telling the government didn’t depict any evidence that anyone from the 7 majority-Muslim nations included in the ban had committed terrorism in the US. The judges also whacked the administration’s position that the President’s executive order was unreviewable because it is dealing with national security. So Team Trump, feeling the limits of executive power , now has a choice: redraft the order or take it to the Supreme court. Trump’s initial answer came in a tweet( of course ): “SEE YOU IN COURT.” The response from the Washington state attorney general resulting the challenge? “We have considered him in court twice, and we’re two for two.”