Jeff Sessions: Judges shouldn’t ‘psychoanalyze Trump’ to see if his orders are lawful

Jeff Sessions: Judges shouldn’t ‘psychoanalyze Trump’ to see if his orders are lawful

[Ed. – All Sessions’ points are fair.]

Sessions made the comments in an interview with “The Mark Levin Show” Tuesday evening that was put online Wednesday.

“We’ve got cases moving in the very, very liberal Ninth Circuit, who, they’ve been hostile to the order,” Sessions said. “We won a case in Virginia recently that was a nicely-written order that just demolished, I thought, all the arguments that some of the other people have been making. We are confident that the President will prevail on appeal and particularly in the Supreme Court, if not the Ninth Circuit. … I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the President of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.” …

“The judges don’t get to psychoanalyze the President to see if the order he issues is lawful. It’s either lawful or it’s not. I think that it will be real important for America to have judges in the model of Judge (Neil) Gorsuch and (the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin) Scalia, people who serve under the law, under the Constitution, not above it, and they are faithful to the law.”

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