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The Constitution prevailed today. No one is above the law – not even the President. Judge Robart's decision, effective immediately, effective now, puts a halt to pres Trump's unconstitutional and unlawful executive order. It puts a stop to it immediately, nationwide.
Judge Robart's decision, effective immediately ... puts a halt to President Trump's unconstitutional and unlawful executive order. The law is a powerful thing – it has the ability to hold everybody accountable to it, and that includes the president of the United States.
It's my responsibility as attorney general to defend the rule of law, to uphold the Constitution on behalf of the people of this state. And that's what we're doing.
We've had folks in our office working all weekend on a legal action.
No one is above the law – not even the president. And in the courtroom, it is not the loudest voice that prevails. It's the Constitution.
I view my role as being on the first line of defense against a Trump administration if it chooses to act in an unconstitutional fashion.