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Trump say appeals court decision on travel ban was 'political'
February 10, 2017 / 12:09 AM / 7 months ago

Trump say appeals court decision on travel ban was 'political'

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday called the appellate court ruling that upheld the suspension of his order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries a “political decision,” and vowed his administration would ultimately prevail.

“We’ll see them in court,” Trump told reporters who had gathered outside his press secretary’s office. “It’s a political decision.”

Trump said he did not view the ruling as a major setback for his White House.

“This is just a decision that came down, but we’re going to win the case,” he said. (Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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