Judicial Crisis Network President Carrie Severino reacted to Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s scathing rebuke of the court docket’s determination to permit the Trump administration to implement its “public charge” rule in Illinois, limiting which non-citizens can get hold of visas to enter the U.S.
Sotomayor claimed that the Supreme Court has been overly accommodating relating to keep functions, however primarily only for the Trump administration. In distinction, she identified, they have an inclination to disclaim keep functions for executions.
“Claiming one emergency after another, the Government has recently sought stays in an unprecedented number of cases, demanding immediate attention and consuming limited Court resources in each,” she wrote. “And with every successive utility, of course, its cries of urgency ring more and more hole. Indeed, its conduct referring to the public-charge rule specifically exhibits how a lot its personal definition of irreparable hurt has shifted.”
Severino stated on “The Ingraham Angle” Monday that Sotomayor’s concern is misplaced, including that lower-court judges are repeatedly issuing nationwide injunctions at a amount by no means earlier than seen — that’s, ruling that their determination impacts your entire nation moderately than the jurisdiction whereby it was introduced.
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She stated that the majority of the instances earlier than the Supreme Court on this method have been instances involving immigration coverage injunctions.
“This is one thing that by no means even occurred in American historical past till 1963,” she stated of the thought of nationwide injunctions.
“They are doing this all of the time. These liberal activist judges have these knee-jerk reactions to Trump insurance policies saying ‘we have got to cease this’. They usually are not making use of the identical legal guidelines that they’ve utilized to each single presidential administration earlier than.”
Responding to Sotomayor’s concern, she remarked, “of course the Supreme Court has to step in.”
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Host Laura Ingraham stated that till a case reaches the Supreme Court, the lower-court judges are successfully “vetoing Trump’s insurance policies.”
On Saturday, Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg threw his assist behind Sotomayor in a tweet.
“Justice Sotomayor is correct to sound the alarm,” Bloomberg tweeted Saturday. “If Trump wins in November, the Supreme Court basically will turn into a rubber stamp for his assault on immigrants, well being care and equality.”
InternetNews’ Ronn Blitzer contributed to this report.