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Trump Tweets: US Security is at Stake

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Posted at 6:44 PM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 18:44:00-05

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After a federal appeals court refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban, he took to social media. Trump tweeted: "SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!"

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A federal appeals court says the U.S. government hadn't pointed to any evidence that anyone from the countries named in the executive order had committed a "terrorist attack" in the U.S.

The panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, "Rather than present evidence to explain the need for the executive order, the government has taken the position that we must not review its decision at all. We disagree, as explained above."

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