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Has the 9th Circuit gone 'bananas'? And can Trump break it up?

Has the 9th Circuit gone 'bananas'? And can Trump break it up?

President Trump, angry about a judge’s decision to temporarily block enforcement of his order against “sanctuary” cities, has called for breaking up the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Never mind that the sanctuary city ruling came from a trial judge on the district court bench in San Francisco — not the 9th Circuit appellate court.

“It’s the 9th Circuit going bananas,” White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told reporters after the judge blocked Trump’s order, which threatened to cut federal funds to jurisdictions that limit cooperation with immigration agents.

Trump tweeted: “First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary...

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