Trump goes feral on Muslim ban ruling, vows to destroy 9th Circuit court, crowds: “Lock Her Up!”

Donald Trump reacted to a Hawaii court's smackdown on his “watered-down” (his words) travel ban with a full-on fascist rant in Tennessee, where he rallied the crowds into screaming “lock her up” about Hillary Clinton, then attacked the U.S. judicial system.

The Hawaii court's ruling is here.

In a rambling speech, President Trump called revised travel ban `unprecedented judicial overreach,' and more or less vowed to destroy the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

After vowing to save the families of those present from a teeming Muslim menace that is about to invade America, he promised to take away our health care.

“We are gonna repeal and replace horrible and disastrous Obamacare.”

That's not going well today, either. Here's how the ACLU describes his racist Muslim ban's very bad day in court today:

A federal court in Hawaii has temporarily blocked President Trump’s new Muslim ban executive order before it was set to take effect one minute after midnight. In another challenge, the American Civil Liberties Union and partner organizations were in U.S District Court in Maryland today also asking the ban be halted.

Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project, had this reaction to the ruling:

“The Constitution has once again put the brakes on President Trump’s disgraceful and discriminatory ban. We are pleased but not surprised by this latest development and will continue working to ensure the Muslim ban never takes effect.”

More information about the ACLU case is here.

Live tweets during Trump's weird speech tonight, below.

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  1. I don't think that most of his supporters understand any legal system beyond lynching. I expect Trump knows better (If he doesn't then the lawyers he employs will), but he is just reinforcing their ignorance for his own benefit.

  2. Most modern Presidents (including Nixon and Prince Bush) have realised that once the campaign is over and they're in the Oval Office that they're expected to put the rallies and opponent-bashing behind them and at least try to appear to govern on behalf of all the people of the U.S. within the strictures of the Constitution.

    Not President* Bizarro, though.

  3. I thought they were backing off the "lock her up" bit after

    1. Trump reneged on his promise to lock her up
    2. It became increasingly apparent that many members of the administration have done and continue to do exactly what Hillary was supposed to get locked up for doing

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