The court ruling against Donald Trump’s travel ban is “a judicial usurpation of power,” the White House said on Sunday, as one of the president’s closest advisers strongly defended his troubled policy.
“Our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see, as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned,” said Stephen Miller, Mr Trump’s senior policy director.
The 31-year-old, who began his rapid rise to power with attacks on multiculturalism, criticism of women’s protests against pay inequality, and urging against political correctness, was dispatched on Sunday to hammer home the president’s point of view on television chat shows.
On ABC News, he argued that the Judge James Robart, the Washington state judge who blocked the travel ban on February 3, had made his ruling for political reasons.
Apparently Mr. Miller, the chief policy director of Donald J. Trump needs a civics lesson. Any president can be questioned and overruled by the courts. It appears that not a week goes by that there isn’t some Constitutional crisis brought on by this administration.
What if a policy advisor of Obama had said the same thing? I can only imagine the uproar. This administration holds the greatest amount of cry-babies and authoritarian personalities I have ever seen. Trump needs a reset with personnel. Stephen Miller needs to be fired immediately, rather than getting an “atta boy.”