Trump Ungracefully Takes The L, Goes Off On Judge Who Halted The #MuslimBan Just As Federal Departments Officially Stop Complying

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 23:  (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to sign three Executive Orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on Monday, January 23, 2017.  These concerned the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a US Government hiring freeze for all departments but the military, and "Mexico City" which bans federal funding of abortions overseas. (Photo by Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Trump Ungracefully Takes The L, Goes Off On Judge Who Halted The #MuslimBan Just As Federal Departments Officially Stop Complying

The president tweeted James Robart is a "so-called judge" and said decision "will be overturned."

Published February 4, 2017

On Friday (February 3), federal judge James Robart issued a ruling that temporarily halted Donald Trump’s travel ban against seven Muslim-majority countries.

As everyone knows, anytime you get in the way of one of Trump’s orders, you’re gonna feel some backlash. That’s exactly what happened earlier today.

This morning, The Donald called Robart’s ruling “Big Trouble” and described him as a “so-called judge.”

“The opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!” Trump wrote via Twitter. “When a country is no longer able to say who can, and who cannot , come in & out, especially for reasons of safety &.security - big trouble!”

Trump also claimed that Middle-Eastern countries agreed with the ban and that they know if they accept refugees it’s “death & destruction.”

Judge Robart’s ruling was made effective immediately on Friday. Customs and Border Protection alerted major US airlines that it will begin to reinstate visas.

The U.S. State Department announced it would comply with the ruling and reverse visa cancellations for those from the seven banned countries. The Department of Homeland Security also says it suspended any action from Trump’s executive order.

See Donald Trump’s response to judge James Robart ruling below.

Written by Paul Meara

(Photo: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

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